One cannot be always laughing at a man without now and then stumbling on something witty.
Quote by Jane Austen
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One does not love a place the less for having suffered in it unless it has all been suffering, nothing but suffering.
We met Dr. Hall in such deep mourning that either his mother, his wife, or himself must be dead.
We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than any other person can be.
For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors and laugh at them in our turn?
What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of inelegance.
Nothing amuses me more than the easy manner with which everybody settles the abundance of those who have a great deal less than themselves.
It is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman should ever refuse an offer of marriage.
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.
I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them.
It will, I believe, be everywhere found, that as the clergy are, or are not what they ought to be, so are the rest of the nation.
We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot.
God's angels often protect his servants from potential enemies.
The one great principle of English law is to make business for itself.
Use, do not abuse neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.
Research has shown that the best way to be happy is to make each day happy.
I hate those e-books. They cannot be the future. They may well be.
You know Americans are obsessed with life and death and rebirth, that's the American Cycle. You know, awakening, tragic, horrible death and then Phoenix rising from the ashes. That's the American story, again and again.
That's the most important thing to me - that if I'm gonna spend however long it takes to make a movie, give up 14 hours a day for however many weeks or months, then it's very important for me to know that I'm working with people who I respect and enjoy and that we're going for something together.
The formal education that I received made little sense to me.
I feel I want to grow as an actress and be better. I want to progress as a singer and songwriter, and produce movies and everything. So there'll be no time when I feel I've done it all.