Good-humoured, unaffected girls, will not do for a man who has been used to sensible women. They are two distinct orders of being.
Quote by Jane Austen
Jane Austen Quotes
Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor. Which is one very strong argument...
A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to...
Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a...
Every man is surrounded by a neighborhood of voluntary spies.
How quick come the reasons for approving what we like!
It sometimes happens that a woman is handsomer at twenty-nine than she was ten years...
Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.
One man's style must not be the rule of another's.
I have been a selfish being all my life, in practice, though not in principle.
Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance.
I am afraid that the pleasantness of an employment does not always evince its propriety.
There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.
We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than...
I cannot speak well enough to be unintelligible.
A mind lively and at ease, can do with seeing nothing, and can see nothing...
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel,...
Nobody can tell what I suffer! But it is always so. Those who do not...
Give a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to...
It is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman should ever refuse an offer...
Respect for right conduct is felt by every body.