Seldom, very seldom, does complete truth belong to any human disclosure; seldom can it happen that something is not a little disguised, or a little mistaken.
Quote by Jane Austen
Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.
Respect for right conduct is felt by every body.
I am afraid that the pleasantness of an employment does not always evince its propriety.
Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor. Which is one very strong argument...
To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love.
Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.
What is right to be done cannot be done too soon.
Surprises are foolish things. The pleasure is not enhanced, and the inconvenience is often considerable.
What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of inelegance.
One may be continually abusive without saying any thing just; but one cannot be always...
Where so many hours have been spent in convincing myself that I am right, is...
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.
Oh! do not attack me with your watch. A watch is always too fast or...
Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a...
A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to...
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good...
Husbands and wives generally understand when opposition will be vain.
Where an opinion is general, it is usually correct.
A woman, especially, if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as...