Jane Austen

Jane Austen

The writer, a classic of English and world literature
Men have had every advantage of us in telling their own story.More Jane Austen quotes [11/24/2011 02:11:38]
There is hardly any personal defect which an agreeable manner might not gradually reconcile one toMore Jane Austen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Loss of virtue in a female is irretrievable; that one false step involves her in endless ruin; that her reputation is no less brittle than it is beautiful; and that she cannot be too much guarded in her behaviour towards the undeserving of the other sex.More Jane Austen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A submissive spirit might be patient, a strong understanding would supply resolution, but here was something more; here was that elasticity of mind, that disposition to be comforted, that power of turning readily from evil to good, and of finding employment which carried her out of herself, which was from nature alone. It was the choicest gift of Heaven; and Anne viewed her friend as one of those instances in which, by a merciful appointment, it seems designed to counterbalance almost every other want.More Jane Austen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Walter Scott has no business to write novels, especially good ones. He has fame and profit enough as a poet, and should not be taking the bread out of other people's mouths.More Jane Austen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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