It is only poverty that makes celibacy contemptible. A single woman of good fortune is always respectable.
Quote by Jane Austen
Single Women Quotes
There are certainly not so many men of large fortune in the world, as there...
A woman, especially, if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as...
You ought certainly to forgive them as a Christian, but never to admit them in...
What wild imaginations one forms where dear self is concerned! How sure to be mistaken!
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel,...
The younger brother must help to pay for the pleasures of the elder.
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
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...
Children of the same family, the same blood, with the same first associations and habits,...
Respect for right conduct is felt by every body.
One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.
Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor. Which is one very strong argument...
Business, you know, may bring money, but friendship hardly ever does.
Friendship is the finest balm for the pangs of despised love.
Every man is surrounded by a neighborhood of voluntary spies.
I cannot think well of a man who sports with any woman's feelings; and there...
I cannot speak well enough to be unintelligible.
What is right to be done cannot be done too soon.
My idea of good company is the company of clever, well-informed people who have a...