Favorite Quotes

1.   “I could easily forgive his pride, if he had not mortified mine.”  — Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice


2.   “There are few people whom I really love, and still fewer of whom I think well. The more I see of the world, the more am I dissatisfied with it; and every day confirms my belief of the inconsistency of all human characters, and of the little dependence that can be placed on the appearance of merit or sense.” — Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice


3.   “From the very beginning— from the first moment, I may almost say— of my acquaintance with you, your manners, impressing me with the fullest belief of your arrogance, your conceit, and your selfish disdain of the feelings of others, were such as to form the groundwork of disapprobation on which succeeding events have built so immovable a dislike; and I had not known you a month before I felt that you were the last man in the world whom I could ever be prevailed on to marry.”  — Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice


4.   “You showed me how insufficient were all my pretensions to please a woman worthy of being pleased.” — Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice