Quote by Jane Austen : “A woman especially if she”

A woman, especially if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can. – Jane Austen

Quote by Jane Austen : “Give a girl an education”

Give a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well, without further expense to anybody. – Jane Austen

Quote by Jane Austen : “She was heartily ashamed of”

She was heartily ashamed of her ignorance – a misplaced shame. Where people wish to attach, they should always be ignorant. To come with a well−informed mind is to come with an inability of administering to the vanity of others, which a sensible person would always wish to avoid. A woman especially, if she have […]

Quote by Jane Austen : “Facts or opinions which are”

Facts or opinions which are to pass through the hands of so many, to be misconceived by folly in one, and ignorance in another, can hardly have much truth left. – Jane Austen

Quote by Jane Austen : “Happiness in marriage is entirely”

Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance. If the dispositions of the parties are ever so well known to each other or ever so similar beforehand, it does not advance their felicity in the least. They always continue to grow sufficiently unlike afterwards to have their share of vexation; and it is better […]

Quote by Jane Austen : “Do not give way to”

Do not give way to useless alarm; though it is right to be prepared for the worst, there is no occasion to look on it as certain. – Jane Austen

Quote by Jane Austen : “A fondness for reading properly”

A fondness for reading, properly directed, must be an education in itself. – Jane Austen

Quote by Jane Austen : “There certainly was some great”

There certainly was some great mismanagement in the education of those two young men. One has got all the goodness, and the other all the appearance of it. – Jane Austen