AUTHOR | JANE AUSTEN



For Jane Austen 152 Quotes are available

Jane Austen | Romance



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Jane Austen (16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817) was an English novelist whose works of romantic fiction, set among the landed gentry, earned her a place as one of the most widely read writers in English literature. Her realism, biting irony and social commentary as well as her acclaimed plots have gained her historical importance among scholars and critics.
Austen lived her entire life as part of a close-knit family located on the lower fringes of the English landed gentry. 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. From her teenage years into her thirties she experimented with various literary forms, including an epistolary novel which she then abandoned, wrote and extensively revised three major novels and began a fourth. From 1811 until 1816, with the publication of Sense and Sensibility (1811), Pride and Prejudice (1813), Mansfield Pa


Born: 1775-12-16

Born in: Steventon Rectory, Hampshire, England

Died: 1817-07-18







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A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from ad...

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I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they w...

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I do not think I ever opened a book in my life which...

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There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear...

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We must not be so ready to fancy ourselves intention...

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The advantages of natural folly in a beautiful girl ...

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It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a singl...

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I frequently observe that one pretty face would be f...

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I must learn to be content with being happier than I...

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The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not ple...

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Remember the country and the age in which we live. R...

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If I could but know his heart, everything would beco...

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I could easily forgive his pride, if he had not mort...

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Oh, Lizzy! do anything rather than marry without aff...

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I have been used to consider poetry as the food of love

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she thought it was the misfortune of poetry, to be s...

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…she had nothing to do but to forgive herself and be...

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Without music, life would be a blank to me.

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Stupid men are the only ones worth knowing after all.

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Vanity and pride are different things, though the wo...

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