What are men to rocks and mountains?
("Pride and Prejudice")
More Quotes from Jane Austen:She hoped to be wise and reasonable in time; but alas! Alas! She must confess to herself that she was not wise yet.
Thus much indeed he was obliged to acknowledge - that he had been constant unconsciously, nay unintentionally; that he had meant to forget her, and believed it to be done. He had imagined himself indifferent, when he had only been angry; and he had been unjust to her merits, because he had been a sufferer from them.
We do not look in great cities for our best morality.
It's such a happiness when good people get together.
Had I been in love, I could not have been more wretchedly blind. But vanity, not love, has been my folly.
I encourage him to be in his garden as often as possible. Then he has to walk to Rosings nearly every day. ... I admit I encourage him in that also.
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