Jane Austen quotes

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What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of inelegance.
Men have had every advantage of us in telling their own story. Education has been theirs in so much higher a degree; the pen has b ...
One does not love a place the less for having suffered in it, unless it has been all suffering, nothing but suffering.
She believed that she must now submit to feel that another lesson, in the art of know ing our own nothingness beyond our own circl ...
It was the misfortune of poetry, to be seldom safely enjoyed by those who enjoyed it completely; and that the strong feelings whic ...
My idea of good company ... is the company of clever, well-informed people who have a great deal of conversation; that is what I c ...
If people like to read their books, it is all very well, but to be at so much trouble in filling great volumes, which, as I used t ...
History, real solemn history, I cannot be interested in.... I read it a little as a duty; but it tells me nothing that does not ei ...
Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance. If the dispositions of the parties are ever so well known to each other, or ...
Without thinking highly either of men or of matrimony, marriage had always been her object; it was the only honourable provision f ...
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