Jane Austen Quotes

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

~ Jane Austen

One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.

~ Jane Austen

In every power, of which taste is the foundation, excellence is pretty fairly divided between the sexes.

~ Jane Austen

Where so many hours have been spent in convincing myself that I am right, is there not some reason to fear I may be wrong

~ Jane Austen

Nothing amuses me more than the easy manner with which everybody settles the abundance of those who have a great deal less than themselves.

~ Jane Austen

There will be little rubs and disappointments everywhere, and we are all apt to expect too much but then, if one scheme of happiness fails, human nature turns to another if the first calculation is wrong, we make a second better we find comfort somewhere.

~ Jane Austen

Everybody likes to go their own way--to choose their own time and manner of devotion.

~ Jane Austen

There is not one in a hundred of either sex who is not taken in when they marry . It is, of all transactions, the one in which people expect most from others, and are least honest themselves.

~ Jane Austen

Those who do not complain are never pitied.

~ Jane Austen

Silly things do cease to be silly if they are done by sensible people in an impudent way.

~ Jane Austen

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