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

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

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my good qualities are under your protection, and you...

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It is well to have as many holds upon happiness as p...

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I cannot fix on the hour, or the spot, or the look o...

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To wish was to hope, and to hope was to expect

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I am the happiest creature in the world. Perhaps oth...

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A fondness for reading, properly directed, must be a...

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I do not want people to be very agreeable, as it sav...

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She was happy, she knew she was happy, and knew she ...

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Do not give way to useless alarm; though it is right...

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You must be the best judge of your own happiness.

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They were within twenty yards of each other, and so ...

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She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she ...

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We all know him to be a proud, unpleasant sort of ma...

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Why not seize the pleasure at once? -- How often is ...

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Esteem him! Like him! Cold-hearted Elinor! Oh! worse...

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But to appear happy when I am so miserable – Oh! who...

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Happiness must preclude false indulgence and physic.

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I will not talk of my own happiness,' said he, 'grea...

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