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

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There could have been no two hearts so open, no tast...

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Happiness must preclude false indulgence and physic.

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I was uncomfortable enough. I was very uncomfortable...

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There certainly was some great mismanagement in the ...

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Had I been in love, I could not have been more wretc...

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…Elizabeth, agitated and confused, rather knew that ...

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Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.

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How often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foo...

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It is happy for you that you possess the talent of f...

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Nobody could catch cold by the sea; nobody wanted ap...

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It has sunk him, I cannot say how much it has sunk h...

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There is, I believe, in every disposition a tendency...

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It does not come to me in quite so direct a line as ...

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I come here with no expectations, only to profess, n...

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The more I know of the world, the more I am convince...

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There are few people whom I really love, and still f...

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But to live in ignorance on such a point was impossi...

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I can feel no sentiment of approbation inferior to l...

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

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