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The person be it gentleman

The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.
– Jane Austen

There is no charm equal

There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.

– Jane Austen

To be fond of dancing

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

– Jane Austen

It is not time or

“It is not time or opportunity that is to determine intimacy;—it is disposition alone. Seven years would be insufficient to make some people acquainted with each other, and seven days are more than enough for others.”

– Jane Austen

Oh Lizzy do anything rather

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“Oh, Lizzy! do anything rather than marry without affection.”

– Jane Austen

One may be continually abusive

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.

– Jane Austen

There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.
– Jane Austen

Vanity was the beginning and the end of Sir Walter Elliot’s character; vanity of person and of situation.
– Jane Austen

What are men to rocks and mountains?
– Jane Austen

Had I been in love, I could not have been more wretchedly blind. But vanity, not love, has been my folly.
– Jane Austen

I could easily forgive his pride, if he had not mortified mine.
? Jane Austen

How quick come the reasons for approving what we like!
– Jane Austen

What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of inelegance.
– Jane Austen

What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of inelegance.
– Jane Austen

What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of inelegance.
– Jane Austen

You have delighted us long enough.
– Jane Austen

Friendship is the finest balm for the pangs of despised love.
– Jane Austen

Why not seize the pleasure at once? How often is happiness destroyed by preparation. Foolish preparation?
– Jane Austen

Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
– Jane Austen

Business, you know, may bring money, but friendship hardly ever does.
– Jane Austen