Jane Austen Quotes

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Jane Austen was an English novelist whose romantic fictions like Pride and Prejudice, Emma, and Mansfield Park, placed her as a one of the most read writers in English literature. Here I have compiled down some of the famous Jane Austen quotes on love, life, relationships and many more topics. Just hope you will like the quote compilation and able to find your favorite Jane Austen quotes to share with your friends.

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When I fall in love, it will be forever.
Jane Austen

Stupid men are the only ones worth knowing after all.
Jane Austen

A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.
Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

If I could but know his heart, everything would become easy.
Jane Austen

Know your own happiness. You want nothing but patience- or give it a more fascinating name, call it hope.
Jane Austen

My good opinion once lost is lost forever.
Jane Austen

It isn't what we say or think that defines us, but what we do.
Jane Austen

One man's ways may be as good as another's, but we all like our own best.
Jane Austen

I may have lost my heart, but not my self-control.
Jane Austen, Emma

Nobody can tell what I suffer! But it is always so. Those who do not complain are never pitied.
Jane Austen

How quick come the reasons for approving what we like.
Jane Austen

There could have been no two hearts so open, no tastes so similar, no feelings so in unison
Jane Austen

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

There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.
Jane Austen

I do not want people to be very agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them a great deal.
Jane Austen

Nothing ever fatigues me, but doing what I do not like.
Jane Austen

The distance is nothing when one has a motive.
Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

Run mad as often as you choose, but do not faint!
Jane Austen

Laugh as much as you choose, but you will not laugh me out of my opinion.
Jane Austen

I must learn to be content with being happier than I deserve.
Jane Austen

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

In vain have I struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.
Jane Austen

There is nothing like staying at home, for real comfort.
Jane Austen

The more I know of the world, the more I am convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love. I require so much!
Jane Austen

There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.
Jane Austen

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

You pierce my soul. I am half agony, half hope...I have loved none but you.
Jane Austen

People always live forever when there is an annuity to be paid them.
Jane Austen

Angry people are not always wise.
Jane Austen

Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance.
Jane Austen

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.
Jane Austen

To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love
Jane Austen

You must learn some of my philosophy. Think only of the past as its remembrance gives you pleasure.
Jane Austen

There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.
Jane Austen

There are people, who the more you do for them, the less they will do for themselves.
Jane Austen, Emma

Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.
Jane Austen

A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
Jane Austen

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

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

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.
Jane Austen

The Very first moment I beheld him, my heart was irrevocably gone.
Jane Austen, Love and Friendship

Give a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well, without further expense to anybody.
Jane Austen

My idea of good company...is the company of clever, well-informed people, who have a great deal of conversation; that is what I call good company.' 'You are mistaken,' said he gently, 'that is not good company, that is the best.
Jane Austen

A girl likes to be crossed a little in love now and then. It is something to think of.
Jane Austen

Seldom, very seldom, does complete truth belong to any human disclosure; seldom can it happen that something is not a little disguised or a little mistaken.
Jane Austen

A woman, especially if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.
Jane Austen

I always deserve the best treatment because I never put up with any other.
Jane Austen, Emma

We all know him to be a proud, unpleasant sort of man; but this would be nothing if you really liked him.
Jane Austen

Her heart did whisper that he had done it for her.
Jane Austen

One cannot be always laughing at a man without now and then stumbling on something witty.
Jane Austen

Better be without sense than misapply it as you do.
Jane Austen

A man does not recover from such devotion of the heart to such a woman! He ought not; he does not.
Jane Austen

Follies and nonsense, whims and inconsistencies do divert me, I own, and I laugh at them whenever I can.
Jane Austen
 
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