Jane Austen Quotes - Page 2 | Just Great DataBase

You are too generous to trifle with me. If your feelings are still what they were last April, tell me so at once. My affections and wishes are unchanged; but one word from you will silence me on this subject for ever.

1522

I am the happiest creature in the world. Perhaps other people have said so before, but not one with such justice. I am happier even than Jane; she only smiles, I laugh.

1505

From the very beginning— from the first moment, I may almost say— of my acquaintance with you, your manners, impressing me with the fullest belief of your arrogance, your conceit, and your selfish disdain of the feelings of others, were such as to form the groundwork of disapprobation on which succeeding events have built so immovable a dislike; and I had not known you a month before I felt that you were the last man in the world whom I could ever be prevailed on to marry.

1496

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

1476

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.

1450

For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors, and laugh at them in our turn?

1432

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

1320

I always deserve the best treatment because I never put up with any other.

1247

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

1213

It is only a novel... or, in short, only some work in which the greatest powers of the mind are displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of human nature, the happiest delineation of its varieties, the liveliest effusions of wit and humour, are conveyed to the world in the best-chosen language

1116

I have faults enough, but they are not, I hope, of understanding. My temper I dare not vouch for. It is, I believe, too little yielding— certainly too little for the convenience of the world. I cannot forget the follies and vices of other so soon as I ought, nor their offenses against myself. My feelings are not puffed about with every attempt to move them. My temper would perhaps be called resentful. My good opinion once lost, is lost forever.

1073

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

1053

We are all fools in love

1030

Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.

1027

An unhappy alternative is before you, Elizabeth. From this day you must be a stranger to one of your parents. Your mother will never see you again if you do not marry Mr. Collins, and I will never see you again if you do.

991

He is a gentleman, and I am a gentleman's daughter. So far we are equal.

983

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

980

Till this moment I never knew myself.

977

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

941

My good opinion once lost is lost forever.

933