One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.
Quote by Jane Austen
Jane Austen Quotes
Good-humoured, unaffected girls, will not do for a man who has been used to sensible...
Nobody can tell what I suffer! But it is always so. Those who do not...
Where youth and diffidence are united, it requires uncommon steadiness of reason to resist the...
Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.
Men have had every advantage of us in telling their own story. Education has been...
I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me that trouble of...
It will, I believe, be everywhere found, that as the clergy are, or are not...
We do not look in our great cities for our best morality.
One may be continually abusive without saying any thing just; but one cannot be always...
Surprises are foolish things. The pleasure is not enhanced, and the inconvenience is often considerable.
Children of the same family, the same blood, with the same first associations and habits,...
A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to...
If things are going untowardly one month, they are sure to mend the next.
I have been a selfish being all my life, in practice, though not in principle.
Seldom, very seldom, does complete truth belong to any human disclosure; seldom can it happen...
What is right to be done cannot be done too soon.
I cannot speak well enough to be unintelligible.
Respect for right conduct is felt by every body.
A person who can write a long letter with ease, cannot write ill.
What wild imaginations one forms where dear self is concerned! How sure to be mistaken!