A person who can write a long letter with ease, cannot write ill.
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older: the natural sequel of an unnatural beginning.
Indeed, I am very sorry to be right in this instance. I would much rather have been merry than wise.
To look almost pretty is an acquisition of higher delight to a girl who has been looking plain for the first fifteen years of her life than a beauty from her cradle can ever receive.
Oh! I am delighted with the book! I should like to spend my whole life in reading it.
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel must be intolerably stupid
I am determined that only the deepest love will induce me into matrimony. So, I shall end an old maid, and teach your ten children to embroider cushions and play their instruments very ill.
Anne hoped she had outlived the age of blushing; but the age of emotion she certainly had not.
Know your own happiness.
A fondness for reading, properly directed, must be an education in itself.
We do not suffer by accident.
There are as many forms of love as there are moments in time.
Dare not say that man forgets sooner than woman, that his love has an earlier death.
Yes, vanity is a weakness indeed. But pride - where there is a real superiority of mind, pride will be always under good regulation.
Her own thoughts and reflections were habitually her best companions.
I was quiet, but I was not blind.
If a book is well written, I always find it too short.
Do not be in a hurry, the right man will come at last
To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.
She was one of those, who, having, once begun, would be always in love.
Mr. Knightley, if I have not spoken, it is because I am afraid I will awaken myself from this dream.
You may only call me "Mrs. Darcy"… when you are completely, and perfectly, and incandescently happy.
Beware how you give your heart.
Every moment has its pleasures and its hope.
To you I shall say, as I have often said before, Do not be in a hurry, the right man will come at last…