Those who do not complain are never pitied.
Jane Austen (1775 - 1817)
Source: Pride & Prejudice, 1813.
Contributed by: Zaady
Nobody can tell what I suffer! But it is always so. Those who do not complain are never pitied.
Where an opinion is general, it is usually correct.
Source: Mary Crawford, in Mansfield Park, ch. 11, 1814.
Everybody has their taste in noises as well as in other matters.
One does not love a place the less for having suffered in it, unless it has been all suffering, nothing but suffering.
Source: Persuasion, Ch. 20
Single women have a dreadful propensity to being poor.
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.
Source: Sense and Sensibility
We met Dr. Hall in such deep mourning that either his mother, his wife, or himself must be dead.
Everything nourishes what is strong already.
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.
Source: Pride and Prejudice
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