Creator of “Pride and Prejudice” and “Sense and Sensibility”, two hits of classical literature, Jane Austen is undoubtedly one of the renowned English novelists of the 18th century. She was the one who lived over the junction of 18th-19th centuries i.e. she was born on December 16, 1775, in Steventon, United Kingdom and died on July 18, 1817, in Winchester, United Kingdom.
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
Jane Austen Quotes offer an insight into different aspects of human life, focusing on interpersonal relationships, social conventions, and morality. Through her great words of wisdom, she has got so much to teach about human depth. These great words promote a philosophical outlook on life and advocate rational thinking, honesty, and orderly conduct as a way to achieve happiness.
One does not love a place the less for having suffered in it unless it has all been suffering nothing but suffering.
The enthusiasm of a womans love is even beyond the biographers.
Most of her quotes are based on one of the most significant parts of a person’s life; marriage. Jane’s below-mentioned quote about marriage says, “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” Through this quote, she wanted to tell the importance of marriage in a man’s life that if he wants to have a good fortune then he should marry.
All the privilege I claim for my own sex… is that of loving longest, when existence or when hope is gone.
Next to being married, a girl likes to be crossed in love, a little now ad then.
“There are as many forms of love as there are moments in time.”
“No man is offended by another man’s admiration of the woman he loves it is the woman only who can make it a torment.”
Jane’s quotes also emphasize the goodness of one’s heart and mind. Through her magical words, she talks about the significance of self-realization. To serve this purpose, she always portrayed the need to look into ‘oneself’ for a better guide that cannot only lead a person to success and prosperity rather other individuals too.
If I loved you less, I might be able to talk about it more.
“Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance.”
I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives.
One cannot be always laughing at a man without now and then stumbling on something witty.
Surprises are foolish things. The pleasure is not enhanced, and the inconvenience is often considerable.
Know your own happiness. Want for nothing but patience – or give it a more fascinating name Call it hope.
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.
Dress is at all times a frivolous distinction, and excessive solicitude about it often destroys its own aim.
They are much to be pitied who have not been given a taste for nature early in life.
I do not want people to be very agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them a great deal.
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.
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.
I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! — When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.
Why not seize pleasure at once? How often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparation!
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!
It is particularly incumbent on those who never change their opinion, to be secure of judging properly at first.
There could have been no two hearts so open, no tastes so similar, no feelings so in unison.
A woman, especially if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.
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.
A lady’s imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.
Next week I shall begin my operations on my hat, on which you know my principal hopes of happiness depend.
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I cannot fix on the hour, or the spot, or the look or the words, which laid the foundation. It is too long ago. I was in the middle before I knew that I had begun.
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Nothing is more deceitful than the appearance of humility. It is often only carelessness of opinion, and sometimes an indirect boast.
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.
If one scheme of happiness fails, human nature turns to another; if the first calculation is wrong, we make a second better we find comfort somewhere.
Do not give way to useless alarm; though it is right to be prepared for the worst, there is no occasion to look on it as certain.
Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor, which is one very strong argument in favour of matrimony.
People themselves alter so much, that there is something new to be observed in them for ever.
I wish, as well as everybody else, to be perfectly happy; but, like everybody else, it must be in my own way.
We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than any other person can be.
Silly things do cease to be silly if they are done by sensible people in an impudent way.