One cannot be always laughing at a man without now and then stumbling on something witty.
Quote by Jane Austen
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I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them.
To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.
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?
Nothing amuses me more than the easy manner with which everybody settles the abundance of those who have a great deal less than themselves.
Why not seize the pleasure at once, how often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparations.
What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of inelegance.
Everybody likes to go their own way--to choose their own time and manner of devotion.
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.
Silly things do cease to be silly if they are done by sensible people in an impudent way.
My ultimate aim is to make euthanasia a positive experience.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
The deferring of anger is the best antidote to anger.
The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are: Hard work, Stick-to-itiveness, and Common sense.
It is paradoxical that many educators and parents still differentiate between a time for learning and a time for play without seeing the vital connection between them.
I think that it's more likely that in my 60s and 70s I will be writing poetry rather than fiction.
My generation of bossy, confident, baby-boom women were something brand new in history. Our energy and assertiveness weren't created by Betty Friedan, unknown before her 1963 book, or by Gloria Steinem, whose political activism, as even the Lifetime profile admitted, did not begin until 1969.
You are always free to change your mind and choose a different future, or a different past.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
I turned to music originally because of my past and needing a release or an outlet to get out anger or frustration or hurt.