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Jane Austen
Jane Austen

Jane Austen is a famous author of romantic literature taking place in a time in English history when women had to marry in order to live a well-supported life. Among her most famous works are Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, and Sense and Sensibility. Austen never had formal schooling except for a brief period of education at a boarding school, making her now-classic works even m…

Date of Birth: December 16, 1775
Date of Death: July 28, 1817


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"Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings." Jane Austen
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British Writer    Life    Quote of the Day   

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"If I loved you less, I might be able to talk about it more." Jane Austen
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"Nobody, who has not been in the interior of a family, can say what the difficulties of any individual of that family may be." Jane Austen
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"A person who can write a long letter with ease, cannot write ill." Jane Austen
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"A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of." Jane Austen
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"What are men to rocks and mountains?" Jane Austen
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"I have been a selfish being all my life, in practice, though not in principle." Jane Austen
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"There are certainly are not so many men of large fortune in the world as there are of pretty woman to deserve them." Jane Austen
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"Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a young person, who either marries or dies, is sure of being kindly spoken of." Jane Austen
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"What wild imaginations one forms where dear self is concerned! How sure to be mistaken!" Jane Austen
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"My sore throats are always worse than anyone's." Jane Austen
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"I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me that trouble of liking them." Jane Austen
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"Oh! do not attack me with your watch. A watch is always too fast or too slow. I cannot be dictated to by a watch." Jane Austen
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"There is safety in reserve, but no attraction. One cannot love a reserved person." Jane Austen
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"Surprises are foolish things. The pleasure is not enhanced, and the inconvenience is often considerable." Jane Austen
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"Pride and Prejudice" Jane Austen
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"Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor. Which is one very strong argument in favor of matrimony." Jane Austen
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"One man's ways may be as good as another's, but we all like our own best." Jane Austen
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"In nine cases out of ten, a woman had better show more affection than she feels." Jane Austen
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"She was a woman of mean understanding, little information, and uncertain temper." Jane Austen
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"Let other pens dwell on guilt and misery." Jane Austen
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