Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.
Quote by Jane Austen
Jane Austen Quotes
One man's style must not be the rule of another's.
General benevolence, but not general friendship, made a man what he ought to be.
A person who can write a long letter with ease, cannot write ill.
Where so many hours have been spent in convincing myself that I am right, is...
Business, you know, may bring money, but friendship hardly ever does.
Well! Evil to some is always good to others.
I cannot speak well enough to be unintelligible.
It will, I believe, be everywhere found, that as the clergy are, or are not...
In every power, of which taste is the foundation, excellence is pretty fairly divided among...
I have been a selfish being all my life, in practice, though not in principle.
A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
Good-humoured, unaffected girls, will not do for a man who has been used to sensible...
The post office has a great charm at one point of our lives. When you...
You ought certainly to forgive them as a Christian, but never to admit them in...
Every man is surrounded by a neighborhood of voluntary spies.
The very first moment I beheld him, my heart was irrevocably gone.
Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person...
From this day you must be a stranger to one of your parents. - Your...
I want to thank my parents for letting me play baseball. I'm thankful I had...
How can children credit the assertions of parents, which their own eyes show them to...