You ought certainly to forgive them as a Christian, but never to admit them in your sight, or allow their names to be mentioned in your hearing
Quote by Jane Austen
A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to...
Vanity working on a weak head, produces every sort of mischief.
One man's ways may be as good as another's, but we all like our own...
There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.
Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a...
I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me that trouble of...
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel,...
Where so many hours have been spent in convincing myself that I am right, is...
An artist cannot do anything slovenly.
Single women have a dreadful propensity to being poor
No man is offended by another man's admiration of the woman he loves; it is...
Respect for right conduct is felt by every body.
Business, you know, may bring money, but friendship hardly ever does
The very first moment I beheld him, my heart was irrevocably gone.
I have been a selfish being all my life, in practice, though not in principle.
How quick come the reasons for approving what we like!
Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person...
One cannot be always laughing at a man without now and then stumbling on something...
Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.
You can pretend to be serious; you can't pretend to be witty.