Why not seize the pleasure at once, how often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparations.
Quote by Jane Austen
Single women have a dreadful propensity to being poor
One cannot be always laughing at a man without now and then stumbling on something...
Surprises are foolish things. The pleasure is not enhanced, and the inconvenience is often considerable.
Woman is fine for her own satisfaction alone. No man will admire her the more,...
Men have had every advantage of us in telling their own story. Education has been...
Let other pens dwell on guilt and misery.
It will, I believe, be everywhere found, that as the clergy are, or are not...
I have been a selfish being all my life, in practice, though not in principle.
To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love.
There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.
One man's style must not be the rule of another's.
It sometimes happens that a woman is handsomer at twenty-nine than she was ten years...
It is happy for you that you possess the talent of flattering with delicacy. May...
With men he can be rational and unaffected, but when he has ladies to please,...
Husbands and wives generally understand when opposition will be vain.
My idea of good company is the company of clever, well-informed people who have a...
For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors and laugh at...
. . . provided that nothing like useful knowledge could be gained from them, provided...
By burning Luther's books you may rid your bookshelves of him, but you will not...
Writing books is the closest men ever come to childbearing.