Jane Austen Quotes & Wallpapers

Jane Austen
Total Quotes: 882


Cold-hearted Elinor! Oh! Worse than cold-hearted! Ashamed of being otherwise.-Marianne Dashwood Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

the Musgroves had had the ill fortune of a very troublesome, hopeless son, and the good fortune to lose him before he reached his twentieth year. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

Do not give way to useless alarm; though it is right to be prepared for the worst, there is no occasion to look on it as certain. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

He is a gentleman, and I am a gentleman's daughter. So far we are equal. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of inelegance. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

Every man is surrounded by a neighborhood of voluntary spies. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

No man is offended by another man's admiration of the woman he loves; it is the woman only who can make it a torment. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

Where an opinion is general, it is usually correct. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

I cannot speak well enough to be unintelligible. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

Sir Walter Elliot, of Kellynch Hall, in Somersetshire, was a man who, for his own amusement, never took up any book but the Baronetage; there he found occupation for an idle hour, and consolation in a distressed one... Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps one in a continual state of inelegance. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

I will not say that your mulberry-trees are dead, but I am afraid they are not alive. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

I could not sit seriously down to write a serious romance under any other motive than to save my life; and if it were indispensable for me to keep it up and never relax into laughing at myself or at other people, I am sure I should be hung before I had finished the first chapter. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

We do not look in great cities for our best morality. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

How could I possibly join them on to the little bit (two inches wide) of ivory on which I work with so fine a brush, as produces little effect after much labor? Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

It was not very wonderful that Catherine... should prefer cricket, base ball... to books. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

You mistake me, my dear. I have a high respect for your nerves. They are my old friends. I have heard you mention them with consideration these twenty years at least. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

The post-office had a great charm at one period of our lives. When you have lived to my age, you will begin to think letters are never worth going through the rain for. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

Maybe it's that I find it hard to forgive the follies and vices of others, or their offenses against me. My good opinion, once lost, is lost forever. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of anything than of a book! When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

When money is once parted with, it can never return. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

Undoubtedly ... there is a meanness in all the arts which ladies sometimes condescend to employ for captivation. What bears affinity to cunning is despicable. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

There is something in the eloquence of the pulpit, when it is really eloquence, which is entitled to the highest praise and honour. The preacher who can touch and affect such an heterogeneous mass of hearers, on subjects limited, and long worn thread-bare in all common hands; who can say any thing new or striking, any thing that rouses the attention, without offending the taste, or wearing out the feelings of his hearers, is a man whom one could not (in his public capacity) honour enough. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

...she had nothing to do but to forgive herself and be happier than ever... Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

How hard it is in some cases to be believed!' 'And how impossible in others! Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

I am happier than Jane; she only smiles, I laugh. Mr. Darcy sends you all the love in the world, that he can spare from me. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

But to appear happy when I am so miserable - Oh! who can require it? Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

...told herself likewise not to hope. But it was too late. Hope had already entered... Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

I understand Crawford paid you a visit?" "Yes." "And was he attentive?" "Yes, very." "And has your heart changed towards him?" "Yes. Several times. I have - I find that I - I find that-" "Shh. Surely you and I are beyond speaking when words are clearly not enough.... I missed you." "And I you. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

It is your turn to say something now, Mr. Darcy. I talked about the dance, and you ought to make some kind of remark on the size of the room, or the number of couples. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

The post office has a great charm at one point of our lives. When you have lived to my age, you will begin to think letters are never worth going through the rain for. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

I do not like to have people throw themselves away; but everybody should marry as soon as they can do it to advantage. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

One has not great hopes from Birmingham. I always say there is something direful in the sound. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

that you seemed almost as fearful of notice and praise as other women were of neglect. (Edmund to Fanny) Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

She hardly knew how to suppose that she could be an object of admiration to so great a man. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

I should infinitely prefer a book... Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

Fine dancing, I believe like virtue, must be its own reward. Those who are standing by are usually thinking of something very different. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

You shall not, for the sake of one individual, change the meaning of principle and integrity. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

Without scheming to do wrong, or to make others unhappy, there may be error and there may be misery. Thoughtlessness, want of attention to other people's feelings, and want of resolution, will do the business. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older: the natural sequel of an unnatural beginning. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

Where so many hours have been spent in convincing myself that I am right, is there not some reason to fear I may be wrong? Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

Men of sense, whatever you may choose to say, do not want silly wives. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

She is tolerable, but not handsome enough to tempt me, and I am in no humor at present to give consequence to young ladies who are slighted by other men. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

There will be little rubs and disappointments everywhere, and we are all apt to expect too much; but then, if one scheme of happiness fails, human nature turns to another; if the first calculation is wrong, we make a second better: we find comfort somewhere. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

It has sunk him, I cannot say how much it has sunk him in my opinion. So unlike what a man should be!-None of that upright integrity, that strict adherence to truth and principle, that distain of trick and littleness, which a man should display in every transaction of his life. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

I am going to take a heroine whom no one but myself will much like Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

I am not romantic, you know; I never was. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

I was quiet but I was not blind. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

I am no indiscriminate novel reader. The mere trash of the common circulating library I hold in the highest contempt. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

Time will explain. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

She was stronger alone; and her own good sense so well supported her, that her firmness was as unshaken, her appearance of cheerfulness as invariable, as, with regrets so poignant and so fresh, it was possible for them to be. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

Everybody's heart is open, you know, when they have recently escaped from severe pain, or are recovering the blessing of health. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

And you are never to stir out of doors till you can prove that you have spent ten minutes of every day in a rational manner. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

You think me foolish to call instruction a torment, but if you had been as much used as myself to hear poor little children first learning their letters and then learning to spell, if you had ever seen how stupid they can be for a whole morning together, and how tired my poor mother is at the end of it, as I am in the habit of seeing almost every day of my life at home, you would allow that to torment and to instruct might sometimes be used as synonymous words. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

Another stupid party . . . with six people to look on, and talk nonsense to each other. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

But are they all horrid, are you sure they are all horrid? [Referring to Gothic novels, fashionable in England at the beginning of the 19th century, but frowned upon in polite society.] Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

I begin already to weigh my words and sentences more than I did, and am looking about for a sentiment, an illustration, or a metaphor in every corner of the room. Could my Ideas flow as fast as the rain in the Storecloset it would be charming. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

To be claimed as a good, though in an improper style, is at least better than being rejected as no good at all. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

We do not suffer by accident. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

One word from you shall silence me forever. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

if a woman doubts as to whether she should accept a man or not, she certainly ought to refuse him. If she can hesitate as to `Yes,' she ought to say `No' directly. It is not a state to be safely entered into with doubtful feelings, with half a heart. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

What do you know of my heart? What do you know of anything but your own suffering? Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

I do not find it easy to talk to people I don't know. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

I leave it to be settled, by whomsoever it may concern, whether the tendency of this work be altogether to recommend parental tyranny, or reward filial disobedience. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

I will only add, God bless you. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

My style of writing is very diffrent from yours. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

All the world is good and agreeable in your eyes. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

To be sure you know no actual good of me, but nobody thinks of that when they fall in love. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:

They parted at last with mutual civility, and possibly a mutual desire of never meeting again. Jane Austen
Download Wallpaper:



<< PREVIOUS PAGE Page 8 of 13 | NEXT PAGE >
1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13  


RELATED TOPICS

Jane Austen Quotes, Jane Austen Love Quotes, Jane Austen Novel Quotes, Austen Quotes, Calamity Jane, Calamity Jane Quotes, Mary Jane Quotes, Being Mary Jane Quotes, Somewhere in Time Jane, Being Mary Jane Collective Quotes, Being Mary Jane Opening Quotes,