Jane Austen Quotes

Who is Jane Austen?

Jane Austen was an English nineteenth century novelist known for her books Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice.

Born December 16, 1775
Died July 18, 1817

Books by Jane Austen


Best Quotes by Jane Austen

“No one can be really esteemed accomplished who does not greatly surpass what is usually met with.”

“One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.”

“We none of us expect to be in smooth water all our days.”

“A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.”

“I cannot think well of a man who sports with any woman's feelings; and there may often be a great deal more suffered than a stander-by can judge of.”

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“There is neither happiness nor misery in the world; there is only the comparison of one state with another, nothing more. He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness.”


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