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

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

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Between Barton and Delaford, there was that constant...

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But there was happiness elsewhere which no descripti...

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...and their marriage, instead of depriving her of o...

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Every impulse of feeling should be guided by reason;...

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But I hate to hear you talking so like a fine gentle...

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It would be mortifying to the feelings of many ladie...

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My idea of good company, Mr. Eliot, is the company o...

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What! Would I be turned back from doing a thing that...

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I have been used to consider poetry as 'the food of ...

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And to all this she must yet add something more subs...

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Yet some happiness must and would arise, from the ve...

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A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ev...

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…one half of her should not be always so much wiser ...

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Her family had of late been exceedingly fluctuating....

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…told herself likewise not to hope. But it was too l...

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It is your turn to say something now, Mr. Darcy. I t...

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I could not sit seriously down to write a serious Ro...

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Yes, vanity is a weakness indeed. But pride - where ...

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