Everybody likes to go their own way--to choose their own time and manner of devotion.
Quote by Jane Austen
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Jane Austen Quotes
I pay very little regard...to what any young person says on the subject of marriage. If they profess a disinclination for it, I only set it down that they have not yet seen the right person.
One does not love a place the less for having suffered in it unless it has all been suffering, nothing but suffering.
It is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman should ever refuse an offer of marriage.
Nothing amuses me more than the easy manner with which everybody settles the abundance of those who have a great deal less than themselves.
For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors and laugh at them in our turn?
What dreadful weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of inelegance.
Why not seize the pleasure at once, how often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparations.
One cannot be always laughing at a man without now and then stumbling on something witty.
Where so many hours have been spent in convincing myself that I am right, is there not some reason to fear I may be wrong.
A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
Live truth instead of professing it.
We should learn to accept that change is truly the only thing that's going on always, and learn to ride with it and enjoy it.
You know those movies where the people in the audience are screaming, 'Don't go in that door!' because you know the killer is there? Well, it is the same thing with this debt. We know how this ends.
It is good to express a thing twice right at the outset and so to give it a right foot and also a left one. Truth can surely stand on one leg, but with two it will be able to walk and get around.
Fighting a war on terrorism is like fighting against crime. We can never hope to eradicate crime, so we shouldn't bother fighting it.
The consumer isn't a moron she is your wife.
I like being able to walk into an old town and find good local food.
And if small businesspeople say they made it on their own, all they are saying is that nobody else worked seven days a week in their place. Nobody showed up in their place to open the door at five in the morning. Nobody did their thinking, and worrying, and sweating for them.
Crying is cleansing. There's a reason for tears, happiness or sadness.
Success is not a good teacher, failure makes you humble.