Jane Austen Quotes

I live for her wisdom. Also I'm fairly certain Nora Ephron was our Jane.
  1. "I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library."
    Pride and Prejudice
  2. "There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart."
    Pride and Prejudice
  3. "I declare after all there is no enjoyment life reading! How much sooner one tired of any thing than a book!"
    Pride and Prejudice
  4. "The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid."
    Northanger Abbey
  5. "Know your own happiness. Want for nothing but patience—or give it a more fascinating name; call it hope."
    Sense and Sensibility
  6. "When I fall in love, it will be forever."
    Sense and Sensibility
  7. "I always deserve the best treatment because I never put up with any other!"
    Emma
  8. "She was sensible and clever, but eager in everything; her sorrows, her joys, could have no moderation."
    Sense and Sensibility
  9. "How quick come the reasons for approving what we like!"
    Persuasion
  10. "It isn't what we say or think that defines us, but what we do."
    Sense and Sensibility