Austen Quotes

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“I always deserve the best treatment because I never put up with any other.” ― Jane Austen, Emma

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“I may have lost my heart, but not my self-control. ”
― Jane Austen, Emma

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“If I loved you less, I might be able to talk about it more.” ― Jane Austen, Emma

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“Seldom, very seldom, does complete truth belong to any human disclosure; seldom can it happen that something is not a little disguised or a little mistaken.” ― Jane Austen, Emma

tags: deception, honesty, relationships, truth

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“Silly things do cease to be silly if they are done by sensible people in an impudent way.” ― Jane Austen, Emma

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“I cannot make speeches, Emma...If I loved you less, I might be able to talk about it more. But you know what I am. You hear nothing but truth from me. I have blamed you, and lectured you, and you have borne it as no other woman in England would have borne it.” ― Jane Austen, Emma

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“Better be without sense than misapply it as you do. ”
― Jane Austen, Emma

tags: mr-knightley

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“One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.” ― Jane Austen, Emma

tags: battle-of-the-sexes, life

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

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“Men of sense, whatever you may choose to say, do not want silly wives.” ― Jane Austen, Emma

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“Dear Diary, Today I tried not to think about Mr. Knightly. I tried not to think about him when I discussed the menu with Cook... I tried not to think about him in the garden where I thrice plucked the petals off a daisy to acertain his...
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