Why are girls so vain and proud

Quotes and sayings from Jane Austen

Jane Austen was a British Regency writer whose major works Pride and Prejudice and Emma are classics of English literature.

Jane Austen is part of the following category: Writers

There is nothing I would not do for my real friends. I can't love people halfway, it's not in my nature.

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.

FriendshipJane Austen at Northanger Abbey

What could be a more harmless pleasure for a young girl than reading?

ReadJane Austen at Northanger Abbey

Loving to dance was an important step towards falling in love.

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

Dance, fall in loveJane Austen

Nothing is as adorable as a soft heart.

There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.

heartJane Austen

There is nothing more comfortable than just staying at home.

There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.

idlenessJane Austen

Selfishness should always be forgiven for there is no hope of a cure.

Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.

Selfishness & NarcissismJane Austen

Enjoying dancing is the first step in falling in love.

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

Dance, fall in loveJane 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.

Jane Austen

Realize your own happiness. All you need to do is be patient or give it a more appealing name - call it Hope.

luckJane Austen

A woman's imagination knows no obstacles: admiration makes love, and love makes marriage.

WomenJane Austen

The more I see of the world, the more disappointed I am in it and every new day confirms my view of the impermanence of all human traits and testifies to how little one can rely on the appearance of decency and reason.

Jane Austen in pride and prejudice

Vanity and pride are two different things, although the words are often used interchangeably. A person can be proud without being vain. Pride has more to do with what we think of ourselves, and vanity has more to do with how we want others to see us.

Pride, vanityJane Austen (Writer)

I knew your disposition well enough to know that you would have said it bluntly to Lady Cathrine if you had finally and irrevocably decided against me.

Jane Austen in pride and prejudice

I fought against it in vain. It just doesn't work, I can't suppress my feelings. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I adore and love you.

Jane Austen in pride and prejudice

It is a generally accepted truth that a bachelor in possession of a fine fortune needs nothing more than a woman.

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

Money & wealthJane Austen in pride and prejudice

Our lack of one thing shouldn't prevent us from enjoying everything else.

Enjoy, little thingsJane Austen

Why don't we indulge ourselves immediately? How often is joy spoiled by preparation, by foolish preparation!

EnjoyJane Austen

Our lack of one thing shouldn't prevent us from enjoying everything else.

EnjoyJane Austen

Friendship is surely the best balm for the wounds of a disappointed love.

Friendship, lovesicknessJane Austen

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