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Jane Austen

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

— Jane Austen

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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.

— Jane Austen

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A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.

— Jane Austen

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In vain have I struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.

— Jane Austen

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I do not want people to be very agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them a great deal.

— Jane Austen

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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!

— 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.

— Jane Austen

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Angry people are not always wise.

— Jane Austen

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but for my own part, if a book is well written, I always find it too short.

— Jane Austen

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You pierce my soul. I am half agony, half hope...I have loved none but you.

— Jane Austen


About Jane Austen

Jane Austen Quotes

Did you know about Jane Austen?

Austen's letter marked "Declined by Return of Post". It is unlike any of Austen's other works. Marriage was impractical as both Lefroy and Austen must have known.

She was educated primarily by her father and older brothers as well as through her own reading. The steadfast support of her family was critical to her development as a professional writer. Her realism and biting social commentary have gained her historical importance among scholars and critics.

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