JANE AUSTEN BOOK CLUB QUOTES

“I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of anything than of a book!” – Pride and Prejudice

“I am not a great reader and I have pleasure in many things.” – Emma

“We are all fools in love.” – Pride and Prejudice

“To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love.” – Pride and Prejudice

“It isn’t what we say or think that defines us, but what we do.” – Sense and Sensibility

“Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.” – Mansfield Park

“I cannot let you burn me up, nor can I resist you. No mere human can stand in a fire and not be consumed.” – Persuasion

“I must learn to be content with being happier than I deserve.” – Pride and Prejudice

“There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.” – Northanger Abbey

“Life is too short for self-hatred and celery sticks.” – Bridget Jones’s Diary

“I cannot speak well enough to be unintelligible.” – Northanger Abbey

“I hope I never ridicule what is wise or good. Follies and nonsense, whims and inconsistencies do divert me, I own, and I laugh at them whenever I can.” – Pride and Prejudice

“There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.” – Emma PENSANDO EN TI QUOTES

“My idea of good company, Mr. Elliot, is the company of clever, well-informed people, who have a great deal of conversation.” – Persuasion

“You pierce my soul. I am half agony, half hope…I have loved none but you.” – Persuasion

“One cannot have too large a party.” – Emma

“I cannot fix on the hour, or the spot, or the look or the words, which laid the foundation. It is too long ago. I was in the middle before I knew that I had begun.” – Pride and Prejudice

“The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.” – Northanger Abbey

“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” – Pride and Prejudice

“There are people, who the more you do for them, the less they will do for themselves.” – Emma

“I do not want people to be very agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them a great deal.” – Jane Austen’s Letters

“We are all in a great hurry to do something, anything, but we should take care to do nothing prematurely.” – Mansfield Park

“It is not every one who has your passion for dead leaves.” – Sense and Sensibility

“The more I know of the world, the more I am convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love.” – Sense and Sensibility