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Jane Austen

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We would like parents and all area adults to attend.
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There is no other way we can describe it, other than to say it would be an absolute mess.
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It was better than we thought it would be.
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...when pain is over, the remembrance of it often becomes a pleasure.
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[I]f a book is well written, I always find it too short.
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Angry people are not always wise.
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"Of a fine, stout, ...
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Those who do not complain are never pitied.
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Where an opinion is general, it is usually correct.
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Let other pens dwell on guilt and misery.
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From the very beginning— from the first moment, I may almost say— of my acquaintance with you, y...
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I have not the pleasure of understanding you.
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We none of us expect to be in smooth water all our days.
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Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.
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A mind lively and at ease, can do with seeing nothing, and can see nothing that does not answer.
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Now they were as strangers; worse than strangers, for they could never become acquainted.
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An egg boiled very soft is not unwholesome.
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Could there be finer symptoms? Is not general incivility the very essence of love?
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Laugh as much as you choose, but you will not laugh me out of my opinion.
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If any young men come for Mary or Kitty, send them in, for I am quite at leisure.
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[N]obody minds having what is too good for them.
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...it is very well worth while to be tormented for two or three years of one's life, for the sake of...
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That is a compliment which gives me no pleasure.
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…but then I am unlike other people I dare say.
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I have not wanted syllables where actions have spoken so plainly.
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The past, present, and future, were all equally in gloom.
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A lady, without a family, was the very best preserver of furniture in the world.
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What praise is more valuable than the praise of an intelligent servant?
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Do you talk by rule, then, while you are dancing?"

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I will not say that your mulberry trees are dead; but I am afraid they're not alive.
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You must learn some of my philosophy. Think only of the past as its remembrance gives you pleasure.
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I am afraid that the pleasantness of an employment does not always evince its propriety.
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Every man is surrounded by a neighborhood of voluntary spies.
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My sore throats are always worse than anyone's.
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An agreeable manner may set off handsome features, but can never alter plain ones.
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I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them.
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Her heart did whisper that he had done it for her.
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My good opinion once lost is lost forever.
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Till this moment I never knew myself.
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A persuadable temper might sometimes be as much in favour of happiness as a very resolute character.
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What is right to be done cannot be done too soon.
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I am excessively diverted.
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General benevolence, but not general friendship, made a man what he ought to be.
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How quick come the reasons for approving what we like!
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Think only of the past as its remembrance gives you pleasure.
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Vanity working on a weak head, produces every sort of mischief.
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To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love.
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The advantages of natural folly in a beautiful girl have been already set forth by the capital pen o...
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Badly done, Emma!
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Single women have a dreadful propensity to being poor
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Everything nourishes what is strong already.
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You must be the best judge of your own happiness.
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She was a woman of mean understanding, little information, and uncertain temper.
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Those who do not complain are never pitied
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Were I to fall in love, indeed, it would be a different thing; but I have never been in love ; it is...
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Let us have the luxury of silence.
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J'apprécie que les cousins se comportent en cousins & se préoccupent les uns des autres. Car, ...
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Whom are you going to dance with?' asked Mr. Knightley.
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I have the highest respect for your nerves, they are my old friends.
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Run mad as often as you choose but do not faint
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How clever you are, to know something of which you are ignorant.
JANE AUSTEN
The wisest and the best of men, nay, the wisest and best of their actions, may be rendered ridiculou...
JANE AUSTEN
That is what I like; that is what a young man ought to be. Whatever be his pursuits, his eagerness i...
JANE AUSTEN
On his two younger sisters he then bestowed an equal portion of his fraternal tenderness, for he ask...
JANE AUSTEN
You pierce my soul. I am half agony, half hope. Tell me not that I am too late, that such precious f...
JANE AUSTEN
Lady Middleton resigned herself... Contenting herself with merely giving her husband a gentle reprim...
JANE AUSTEN
From politics, it was an easy step to silence.
JANE AUSTEN
A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a mo...
JANE AUSTEN
In every power, of which taste is the foundation, excellence is pretty fairly divided among the sexe...
JANE AUSTEN
There will be little rubs and disappointments everywhere, and we are all apt to expect too much; but...
JANE AUSTEN
Business, you know, may bring money, but friendship hardly ever does.
JANE AUSTEN
Everything nourishes what is strong already.
JANE AUSTEN
I never wish to offend, but I am so foolishly shy, that I often seem negligent, when I am only kept ...
JANE AUSTEN
And now, Henry," said Miss Tilney, "that you have made us understand each other, you may as well mak...
JANE AUSTEN
In addition to what has been already said of Catherine Morland's personal and mental endowments, whe...
JANE AUSTEN
Where people are really attached, poverty itself is wealth.
JANE AUSTEN
What one means one day, you know, one may not mean the next. Circumstances change, opinions alter.
JANE AUSTEN
She is probably by this time as tired of me, as I am of her; but as she is too Polite and I am too c...
JANE AUSTEN
She had been a friend and companion such as few possessed: intelligent, well-informed, useful, gentl...
JANE AUSTEN
Silly things do cease to be silly if they are done by sensible people in an impudent way
JANE AUSTEN
Emma has been meaning to read more ever since she was twelve years old. I have seen a great many lis...
JANE AUSTEN
It would be most right, and most wise, and, therefore must involve least suffering.
JANE AUSTEN
And from the whole she deduced this useful lesson, that to go previously engaged to a ball, does not...
JANE AUSTEN
Anne hoped she had outlived the age of blushing; but the age of emotion she certainly had not.
JANE AUSTEN
We certainly do not forget you, so soon as you forget us. It is, perhaps, our fate rather than our m...
JANE AUSTEN
I am no novel-reader -- I seldom look into novels -- Do not imagine that I often read novels -- It i...
JANE AUSTEN
She was stronger alone…
JANE AUSTEN
Oh! what a silly Thing is Woman! How vain, how unreasonable!
JANE AUSTEN
I am determined that nothing but the deepest love could ever induce me into matrimony. [Elizabeth]
JANE AUSTEN
Every thing was to take its natural course, however, neither impelled nor assisted.
JANE AUSTEN