The last list

by mollykl

Ten great quotes from Miss Austen. Enjoy.

1. It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.

2.It is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman should ever refuse an offer of marriage.

3.It sometimes happens that a woman is handsomer at twenty-nine than she was ten years before.

4.Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.

5.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.

6.One man’s ways may be as good as another’s, but we all like our own best.

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

8.They are much to be pitied who have not been given a taste for nature early in life.

9.A lady’s imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.

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