Jane Austen

Jane Austen Quotes and Sayings

Jane Austen Northanger Abbey, 1818

Why not seize the pleasure at once, how often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparations. ~Jane Austen

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? ~Jane Austen

In every power, of which taste is the foundation, excellence is pretty fairly divided between the sexes. ~Jane Austen