Jane Austen

1775 - 1817

A Quote by Jane Austen on pity

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Those who do not complain are never pitied.

Jane Austen (1775 - 1817)

Source: Pride & Prejudice, 1813.

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A Quote by Jane Austen on pity and suffering

Nobody can tell what I suffer! But it is always so. Those who do not complain are never pitied.

Jane Austen (1775 - 1817)

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A Quote by Jane Austen on correction

Where an opinion is general, it is usually correct.

Jane Austen (1775 - 1817)

Source: Mary Crawford, in Mansfield Park, ch. 11, 1814.

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A Quote by Jane Austen

Everybody has their taste in noises as well as in other matters.

Jane Austen (1775 - 1817)

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A Quote by Jane Austen on love and suffering

One does not love a place the less for having suffered in it, unless it has been all suffering, nothing but suffering.

Jane Austen (1775 - 1817)

Source: Persuasion, Ch. 20

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A Quote by Jane Austen on women

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Single women have a dreadful propensity to being poor.

Jane Austen (1775 - 1817)

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A Quote by Jane Austen

Lady Middleton . . . exerted herself to ask Mr. Palmer if there was any news in the paper. 'No none at all,' he replied, and read on.

Jane Austen (1775 - 1817)

Source: Sense and Sensibility

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A Quote by Jane Austen on death, motherhood, and wives

We met Dr. Hall in such deep mourning that either his mother, his wife, or himself must be dead.

Jane Austen (1775 - 1817)

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A Quote by Jane Austen

Everything nourishes what is strong already.

Jane Austen (1775 - 1817)

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A Quote by Jane Austen on christianity, forgiveness, and names

You ought certainly to forgive them as a Christian, but never to admit them in your sight, or allow their names to be mentioned in your hearing.

Jane Austen (1775 - 1817)

Source: Pride and Prejudice

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