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30 Famous Quotes by Jane Austen
12/16/1775 - 7/18/1817
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Austen, Jane
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For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors, and laugh at them in our turn?

Gossip Quotes, by Jane Austen

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

Neighbors Quotes, by Jane Austen

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Watch your thoughts, for they become words.Watch your words, for they become actions.Watch your actions, for they become habits.Watch your habits, for they become character.Watch your character, for it becomes your destiny.

Habit Quotes, by Jane Austen

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I have been a selfish being all my life, in practice, though not in principle.

Selfishness Quotes, by Jane Austen

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One may be continually abusive without saying any thing just; but one cannot be always laughing at a man without now and then stumbling on something witty.

Abuse Quotes, by Jane Austen

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In nine cases out of ten, a woman had better show more affection than she feels.

Affection Quotes, by Jane Austen

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There is hardly any personal defect which an agreeable manner might not gradually reconcile one to

Faults Quotes, by Jane Austen

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It sometimes happens that a woman is handsomer at twenty-nine than she was ten years before

Beauty Quotes, by Jane Austen

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Well! Evil to some is always good to others.

Diversity Quotes, by Jane Austen

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

Fortune Quotes, by Jane Austen

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

Income Quotes, by Jane Austen

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I have been a selfish being all my life, in practice, though not in principle.

Principles Quotes, by Jane Austen

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I have been a selfish being all my life, in practice, though not in principle.

Self-awareness Quotes, by Jane Austen

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It is only poverty that makes celibacy contemptible. A single woman of good fortune is always respectable.

Single women Quotes, by Jane Austen

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Surprises are foolish things. The pleasure is not enhanced, and the inconvenience is often considerable.

Surprises Quotes, by Jane Austen

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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.

Vanity Quotes, by Jane Austen

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It was, perhaps, one of those cases in which advice is good or bad only as the event decides.

Advice Quotes, by Jane Austen

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In nine cases out of ten, a woman had better show more affection than she feels.

Affection Quotes, by Jane Austen

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I think I may boast myself to be, with all possible vanity, the most unlearned and uninformed female who ever dared to be an authoress.

Vanity Quotes, by Jane Austen

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

Nature Quotes, by Jane Austen

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

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Jane Austen

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There is safety in reserve, but no attraction. One cannot love a reserved person.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Jane Austen

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In nine cases out of ten, a woman had better show more affection than she feels.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Jane Austen

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My sore throats are always worse than anyone's.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Jane Austen

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

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Jane Austen

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