Writing Jane Austen Quotes



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I am not at all in a humor for writing; I must write on till I am. Jane Austen

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

It may be possible to do without dancing entirely. Instances have been known of young people passing many, many months successively without being at any ball of any description, and no material injury accrue either to body or mind. Jane Austen

I am sure of this, that if everybody was to drink their bottle a day, there would be not half the disorders in the world there are now. It would be a famous good thing for us all. Jane Austen

How can you contrive to write so even? Jane Austen

It was the marriage that was important; Jane Austen rarely even bothered to write about the wedding. Karen Joy Fowler

Jane Austen writes about these humdrum lives with such empathy that they seem endlessly fascinating Mark Haddon

Jane Austen was writing about boring people with desperately limited lives. We forget this because we've seen too many of her books on screen. Mark Haddon

Jane Austen may not be the best writer, but she certainly writes about the best people. And by that I mean people just like me. Anna Quindlen

I write about violence as naturally as Jane Austen wrote about manners. Violence shapes and obsesses our society, and if we do not stop being violent we have no future. Edward Bond

As Jane Austen might have put it: It is a truth universally acknowledged that young protagonists in search of adventure must ditch their parents. Philip Pullman

I wrote without much effort; for I was rich, and the rich are always respectable, whatever be their style of writing. Jane Austen

Oh! write, write. Finish it at once. Let there be an end of this suspense. Fix, commit, condemn yourself. Jane Austen

A person who can write a long letter with ease, cannot write ill. Jane Austen

I have now attained the true art of letter-writing, which we are always told, is to express on paper exactly what one would say to the same person by word of mouth. Jane Austen

Here was a woman about the year 1800 writing without hate, without bitterness, without fear, without protest, without preaching. That was how Shakespeare wrote, I thought, looking at Antony and Cleopatra; and when people compare Shakespeare and Jane Austen, they may mean that the minds of both had consumed all impediments; and for that reason we do not know Jane Austen and we do not know Shakespeare, and for that reason Jane Austen pervades every word that she wrote, and so does Shakespeare. Virginia Woolf

I always advise children who ask me for tips on being a writer to read as much as they possibly can. Jane Austen gave a young friend the same advice, so I'm in good company there. J K Rowling

But if you read Jane Austen, you know that she had a wicked sense of humor. Not only was she funny, but her early writing was very dark and had a gothic tone to it. Seth Grahame-Smith

Jane Austen, much in advance of her day, was a mistress of the use of the dialogue. She used it as dialogue should be used-to advance the story; not only to show the characters, but to advance. Elizabeth Bowen

How I wish I lived in a Jane Austen novel! Dodie Smith

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