One does not love a place the less for having suffered in it unless it has all been suffering, nothing but suffering.
Quote by Jane Austen
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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.
We met Dr. Hall in such deep mourning that either his mother, his wife, or himself must be dead.
Nothing amuses me more than the easy manner with which everybody settles the abundance of those who have a great deal less than themselves.
To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.
One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.
But when a young lady is to be a heroine, the perverseness of forty surrounding families cannot prevent her. Something must and will happen to throw a hero in her way.
For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors and laugh at them in our turn?
We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than any other person can be.
It is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman should ever refuse an offer of marriage.
I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me that trouble of liking them.
But I like not these great success of yours for I know how jealous are the gods.
Perfect freedom is as necessary to the health and vigor of commerce as it is to the health and vigor of citizenship.
New ideas in technology are literally a dime-a-dozen, or cheaper than that.
They said it was impossible to touch the third rail of politics, to take on public-sector unions and to reform a pension and health benefits system that was headed to bankruptcy. But with bipartisan leadership, we saved taxpayers $132 billion dollars over 30 years and saved retirees their pensions. We did it.
In true education, anything that comes to our hand is as good as a book: the prank of a page- boy, the blunder of a servant, a bit of table talk - they are all part of the curriculum.
Truth is always strange, stranger than fiction.
The virtues, like the Muses, are always seen in groups. A good principle was never found solitary in any breast.
I hate it when people don't recognize the work of women as being universal, or having any import to the world at large, as opposed to men's work, which is generally tends to be seen as more universal - men's writing about their own experience tends to be put in a broader context.
Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship.
That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you've understood all your life, but in a new way.