Jane Austen Quotes

Jane Austen Quotes

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Emma by Jane Austen
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As she was planning the novel Jane Austen wrote, “I am going to take a heroine whom no one but myself will much like.” ¬†And that was the beginning of Emma Woodhouse, the main character in Emma.

One Half of the World
Emma by Jane Austen

Quote Photo – “One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.” ~ Emma by Jane Austen

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64 Jane Austen Quotes

Jane Austen

"You must be the best judge of your own happiness." ~ Emma by Jane Austen 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. ~ Emma by Jane Austen Surprises are foolish things. The pleasure is not enhanced, and the inconvenience is often considerable. ~ Emma by Jane Austen There is safety in reserve, but no attraction. One cannot love a reserved person. ~ Emma by Jane Austen There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart. ~ Emma by Jane Austen "Facts or opinions which are to pass through the hands of so many, to be misconceived by folly in one, and ignorance in another, can hardly have much truth left." ~ Persuasion by Jane Austen Everybody has their taste in noises as well as in other matters; and sounds are quite innoxious, or most distressing, by their sort rather than their quantity. ~ Persuasion by Jane Austen She prized the frank, the open-hearted, the eager character beyond all others. Warmth and enthusiasm did captivate her still. She felt that she could so much more depend upon the sincerity of those who sometimes looked or said a careless or a hasty thing, than of those whose presence of mind never varied, whose tongue never slipped. ~ Persuasion by Jane Austen Time will explain. ~ Persuasion by Jane Austen My good opinion once lost, is lost forever. ~ Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

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