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“It is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman should ever refuse an offer of marriage.” ~ EMMA

“Next to being married, a girl likes to be crossed in love a little now and then. It is something to think of.” ~ PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

“My sore throats are always worse than anyone’s.” ~ PERSUASION

“I always deserve the best treatment because I never put up with any other.” ~ EMMA

“There are certainly not so many men of large fortune in the world, as there are pretty women to deserve them.” ~ MANSFIELD PARK

“Laugh as much as you choose, but you will not laugh me out of my opinion.” ~ PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

“Business, you know, may bring you money, but friendship hardly ever does.” ~ EMMA

“To flatter and follow others, without being flattered and followed in turn, is but a state of half enjoyment.” ~ PERSUASION

“For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbours and laugh at them in our turn?” ~ PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

“There are people, who the more you do for them, the less they will do for themselves.” EMMA

“How quick come the reasons for approving what we like!” ~ PERSUASION

“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” ~ PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

“It isn’t what we say or think that defines us, but what we do.” ~ SENSE AND SENSIBILITY

“Those who do not complain are never pitied.” ~ PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

“You must learn some of my philosophy. Think only of the past as its remembrance gives you pleasure.” ~ Pride and Prejudice

“Nothing ever fatigues me, but doing what I do not like.” MANSFIELD PARK

“Is not general incivility the very essence of love?” ~ PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

“A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.” ~ MANSFIELD PARK

“Nobody minds having what is too good for them.” MANSFIELD PARK

“There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.” ~ PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

“A lady’s imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.” ~ PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

“Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.” MANSFIELD PARK

“To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love.” ~ PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.’ ~ NORTHANGER ABBEY

“Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.” ~ MANSFIELD PARK