Jane Austen
Jane Austen

A person who can write a long letter with ease, cannot write ill.

Jane Austen
Jane Austen

She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older: the natural sequel of an unnatural beginning.

Jane Austen
Jane Austen

Indeed, I am very sorry to be right in this instance. I would much rather have been merry than wise.

Jane Austen
Jane Austen

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.

Jane Austen
Jane Austen

Oh! I am delighted with the book! I should like to spend my whole life in reading it.

Jane Austen
Jane Austen

The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel must be intolerably stupid

Jane Austen
Jane Austen

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.

Jane Austen
Jane Austen

Anne hoped she had outlived the age of blushing; but the age of emotion she certainly had not.

Jane Austen
Jane Austen

Know your own happiness.

Jane Austen
Jane Austen

A fondness for reading, properly directed, must be an education in itself.

Jane Austen
Jane Austen

We do not suffer by accident.

Jane Austen
Jane Austen

There are as many forms of love as there are moments in time.

Jane Austen
Jane Austen

Dare not say that man forgets sooner than woman, that his love has an earlier death.

Jane Austen
Jane Austen

Yes, vanity is a weakness indeed. But pride - where there is a real superiority of mind, pride will be always under good regulation.

Jane Austen
Jane Austen

Her own thoughts and reflections were habitually her best companions.

Jane Austen
Jane Austen

I was quiet, but I was not blind.

Jane Austen
Jane Austen

If a book is well written, I always find it too short.

Jane Austen
Jane Austen

Do not be in a hurry, the right man will come at last

Jane Austen
Jane Austen

To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.

Jane Austen
Jane Austen

She was one of those, who, having, once begun, would be always in love.

Jane Austen
Jane Austen

Mr. Knightley, if I have not spoken, it is because I am afraid I will awaken myself from this dream.

Jane Austen
Jane Austen

You may only call me "Mrs. Darcy"… when you are completely, and perfectly, and incandescently happy.

Jane Austen
Jane Austen

Beware how you give your heart.

Jane Austen
Jane Austen

Every moment has its pleasures and its hope.

Jane Austen
Jane Austen

To you I shall say, as I have often said before, Do not be in a hurry, the right man will come at last…