Why not seize the pleasure at once, how often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparations.
Quote by Jane Austen
Husbands and wives generally understand when opposition will be vain.
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good...
To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love.
A person who can write a long letter with ease, cannot write ill.
I am afraid that the pleasantness of an employment does not always evince its propriety.
Business, you know, may bring money, but friendship hardly ever does.
Business, you know, may bring money, but friendship hardly ever does
Woman is fine for her own satisfaction alone. No man will admire her the more,...
Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person...
One does not love a place the less for having suffered in it, unless it...
Surprises are foolish things. The pleasure is not enhanced, and the inconvenience is often considerable.
Seldom, very seldom, does complete truth belong to any human disclosure; seldom can it happen...
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
There are certainly not so many men of large fortune in the world, as there...
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel,...
They are much to be pitied who have not been given a taste for nature...
The younger brother must help to pay for the pleasures of the elder.
A woman, especially, if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as...
How quick come the reasons for approving what we like!
To flatter and follow others, without being flattered and followed in turn, is but a...