«Children of the same family, the same blood, with the same first associations and habits, have some means of enjoyment in their power, which no subsequent connections can supply»Jane Austen.
«It isn't what we say or think that defines us, but what we do.»Jane Austen.
«A mind lively and at ease, can do with seeing nothing, and can see nothing that does not answer.»Jane Austen.
«Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves; vanity, to what we would have others think of us.»Jane Austen.
«My idea of good company is the company of clever, well-informed people who have a great deal of conversation; that is what I call good company.»Jane Austen.