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Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.

Jane Austen

It is not time or opportunity that is to determine intimacy;—it is disposition alone. Seven years would be insufficient to make some people acquainted with each other, and seven days are more than enough for others.

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If a book is well written, I always find it too short.

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Dare not say that man forgets sooner than woman, that his love has an earlier death.

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I come here with no expectations, only to profess, now that I am at liberty to do so, that my heart is and always will be...yours.

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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.

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There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.

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A woman, especially if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.

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I am the happiest creature in the world. Perhaps other people have said so before, but not one with such justice. I am happier even than Jane; she only smiles, I laugh.

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Oh, Lizzy! do anything rather than marry without affection.

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I cannot fix on the hour, or the spot, or the look or the words, which laid the foundation. It is too long ago. I was in the middle before I knew that I had begun.

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Stupid men are the only ones worth knowing after all.

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I must learn to be content with being happier than I deserve.

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To wish was to hope, and to hope was to expect

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It is happy for you that you possess the talent of flattering with delicacy. May I ask whether these pleasing attentions proceed from the impulse of the moment, or are they the result of previous study?

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A fondness for reading, properly directed, must be an education in itself.

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...when pain is over, the remembrance of it often becomes a pleasure.

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The Very first moment I beheld him, my heart was irrevocably gone.

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You must be the best judge of your own happiness.

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[I]t is well to have as many holds upon happiness as possible.

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She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older: the natural sequel of an unnatural beginning.

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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.

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No man is offended by another man's admiration of the woman he loves; it is the woman only who can make it a torment.

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How quick come the reasons for approving what we like.

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There could have been no two hearts so open, no tastes so similar, no feelings so in unison

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I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! -- When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.

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Every moment has its pleasures and its hope.

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A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.

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And pictures of perfection, as you know, make me sick and wicked.

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but for my own part, if a book is well written, I always find it too short.

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