Nothing is more deceitful than the appearance of humility. It is often only carelessness of opinion, and sometimes an indirect boast.
Quote by Jane Austen
What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of inelegance.
Husbands and wives generally understand when opposition will be vain.
Vanity working on a weak head, produces every sort of mischief.
We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than...
There is something so amiable in the prejudices of a young mind, that one is...
It is happy for you that you possess the talent of flattering with delicacy. May...
There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.
What is right to be done cannot be done too soon.
I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me that trouble of...
There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.
They are much to be pitied who have not been given a taste for nature...
Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person...
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel,...
There are people, who the more you do for them, the less they will do...
Every man is surrounded by a neighborhood of voluntary spies.
With men he can be rational and unaffected, but when he has ladies to please,...
I have been a selfish being all my life, in practice, though not in principle.
Business, you know, may bring money, but friendship hardly ever does
Friendship based solely upon gratitude is like a photograph; with time it fades.
With true friends...even water drunk together is sweet enough.