50 Memorable Jane Austen Quotes About Love and Life

Hi there! honestly, it’s wonderful to be back. Today, we will talk about 50 Memorable Jane Austen Quotes About Love and Life. By the way, If you haven’t checkout 50 best J.K. Rowling life-changing quotes, I would suggest you better should. Now, many of you already knows that Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen is on my To-Be-Read list for a very long time. Unfortunately, I haven’t got the time cause I’ve been reading too many books nowadays.


Hey! why don’t we begin with a little introduction of this renowned author “Jane Austen”. I know, you’d say ‘Who doesn’t know about the masterwork of Jane Austen’, probably she is one of the most wonderful personalities. Let’s take a look at her biography first.



Jane Austen was an English novelist known primarily for her six major novels, which interpret, critique and comment upon the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th century. Austen’s plots often explore the dependence of women on marriage in the pursuit of favourable social standing and economic security.50 Memorable Jane Austen Quotes About Love and Life

With the publication of Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, and Emma, she gained success as a published writer. She wrote two other novels, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion, both published posthumously in 1818.


Below is the list of 50 Memorable Jane Austen Quotes About Love and Life which I am sure you will enjoy. Because I enjoyed this while reading and typing. These Jane Austen quotes will help you understand the importance of love in your life. Plus, they will help you lift up your motivation level. I’m pretty sure you will like these Jane Austen quotes. Without further ado! Let’s begin.

“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“My idea of good company is the company of clever, well-informed people who have a great deal of conversation; that is what I call good company.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“If I loved you less, I might be able to talk about it more.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“Ah! There is nothing like staying at home, for real comfort.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“Let other pens dwell on guilt and misery.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“You must learn some of my philosophy. Think only of the past as its remembrance gives you pleasure.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“It isn’t what we say or think that defines us, but what we do.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel must be intolerably stupid.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“There could have been no two hearts so open, no tastes so similar, no feelings so in unison.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“A woman, especially if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“Vanity working on a weak head, produces every sort of mischief.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“A lady’s imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“There are people, who the more you do for them, the less they will do for themselves.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“The more I know of the world, the more I am convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“In nine cases out of ten, a woman had better show more affection than she feels.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“Seldom, very seldom, does complete truth belong to any human disclosure; seldom can it happen that something is not a little disguised, or a little mistaken.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor. Which is one very strong argument in favor of matrimony.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“To flatter and follow others, without being flattered and followed in turn, is but a state of half enjoyment.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“Give a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well, without further expense to anybody.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“There is something so amiable in the prejudices of a young mind, that one is sorry to see them give way to the reception of more general opinions.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“The power of doing anything with quickness is always prized much by the possessor, and often without any attention to the imperfection of the performance.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“What is right to be done cannot be done too soon.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“Oh! do not attack me with your watch. A watch is always too fast or too slow. I cannot be dictated to by a watch.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“Surprises are foolish things. The pleasure is not enhanced, and the inconvenience is often considerable.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“They are much to be pitied who have not been given a taste for nature early in life.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“Business, you know, may bring you money, but friendship hardly ever does.” -Jane Austen Quotes 

“I could not sit down to write a serious romance under any other motive than to save my life.” -Jane Austen Quotes

50 Memorable Jane Austen Quotes About Love and Life

“An artist cannot do anything slovenly.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“Dress is at all times a frivolous distinction, and excessive solicitude about it often destroys its own aim.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“It is very difficult for the prosperous to be humble.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“General benevolence, but not general friendship, made a man what he ought to be.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“I could not sit down to write a serious romance under any other motive than to save my life.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“Laugh as much as you choose, but you will not laugh me out of my opinion.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“I do not want people to be very agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them a great deal.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“Where an opinion is general, it is usually correct.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“Those who do not complain are never pitied.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“You pierce my soul. I am half agony, half hope… I have loved none but you!” -Jane Austen Quotes

“I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“Indulge your imagination in every possible flight.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than any other person can be.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.” 

“We are to have a tiny party here tonight. I hate tiny parties, they force one into constant exertion.” -Jane Austen Quotes

“There is safety in reserve, but no attraction. One cannot love a reserved person.” -Jane Austen Quotes

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