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
One man's ways may be as good as another's, but we all like our own...
. . . provided that nothing like useful knowledge could be gained from them, provided...
It is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman should ever refuse an offer...
I cannot think well of a man who sports with any woman's feelings; and there...
I have been a selfish being all my life, in practice, though not in principle.
Surprises are foolish things. The pleasure is not enhanced, and the inconvenience is often considerable.
I am afraid that the pleasantness of an employment does not always evince its propriety.
Vanity working on a weak head, produces every sort of mischief.
Husbands and wives generally understand when opposition will be vain.
Single women have a dreadful propensity to being poor
Why not seize the pleasure at once, how often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish...
How quick come the reasons for approving what we like!
Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance.
An artist cannot do anything slovenly.
It is only poverty that makes celibacy contemptible. A single woman of good fortune is...
You ought certainly to forgive them as a Christian, but never to admit them in...
I cannot speak well enough to be unintelligible.
No man is offended by another man's admiration of the woman he loves; it is...
To flatter and follow others, without being flattered and followed in turn, is but a...
One man's style must not be the rule of another's.