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Favorite Jane Austen Quotes

Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.

  1. The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.
  2. 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.
  3. I do not want people to be very agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them a great deal.
  4. The more I know of the world, the more I am convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love.
  5. It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.
  6. Angry people are not always wise.
  7. Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously.
  8. You pierce my soul. I am half agony, half hopeā€¦
  9. What are men to rocks and mountains?
  10. There is nothing like staying at home, for real comfort.
  11. It isn’t what we say or think that defines us, but what we do.
  12. Silly things do cease to be silly if they are done by sensible people in an impudent way.
  13. Laugh as much as you choose, but you will not laugh me out of my opinion.
  14. Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
  15. I may have lost my heart, but not my self-control.

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