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Austen Jane QUOTES

  • If I loved you less, I might be able to talk about it more.

  • There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.

  • Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.

  • They are much to be pitied who have not been given a taste for nature early in life.



  • We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than any other person can be.

  • Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.

  • In nine cases out of ten, a woman had better show more affection than she feels.

  • Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance.

  • A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.

  • There is safety in reserve, but no attraction. One cannot love a reserved person.

  • Think only of the past as its remembrance gives you pleasure.

  • Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us.

  • I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives.

  • I could easily forgive his pride, if he had not mortified mine.


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