Men have had every advantage of us in telling their own story. Education has been theirs in so much higher a degree; the pen has been in their hands. I will not allow books to prove anything.
Quote by Jane Austen
I have been a selfish being all my life, in practice, though not in principle.
The more I know of the world, the more I am convinced that I shall...
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.
From this day you must be a stranger to one of your parents. - Your...
Every man is surrounded by a neighborhood of voluntary spies.
We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than...
It sometimes happens that a woman is handsomer at twenty-nine than she was ten years...
Friendship is the finest balm for the pangs of despised love.
Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.
In vain have I struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed....
Respect for right conduct is felt by every body.
Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor. Which is one very strong argument...
There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.
Oh! do not attack me with your watch. A watch is always too fast or...
The very first moment I beheld him, my heart was irrevocably gone.
Vanity working on a weak head, produces every sort of mischief.
A woman, especially, if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as...
One man's ways may be as good as another's, but we all like our own...
Where an opinion is general, it is usually correct.