Top 10 Jane Austen Quotes

Jane Austen(December 16, 1775 – July 18, 1817) was an English writer, best known for writing the novels: Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility,  Persuasion, Emma, Mansfield Park, and Northanger Abbey. She is known as one of history’s greatest writers.

Here are the top 10 Jane Austen quotes:

I.

 What is right to be done, cannot be done too soon.

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II.

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

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III.

None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives.

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IV.

There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.

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V.

Vanity working on a weak head, produces every sort of mischief.

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VI.

Indulge your imagination in every possible flight.

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VII.

It isn’t what we say or think that defines us, but what we do.

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VIII.

Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.

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IX.

It is very difficult for the prosperous to be humble.

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X.

Know your own happiness. 

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Thank you Jane Austen!

Interesting Jane Austen Facts:

  • She never married.
  • Her best friend was her sister.
  • Two of her six novels, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion, were published after her death.
  • She finished three novels by age 23, and first published at age 35.

What are some of your favorite Jane Austen quotes or facts?

 

 

 

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