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About Jane Austen
Jane Austen was an English novelist best known for her legendary works of romantic fiction such as Sense and Sensibility, Mansfield Park, Emma and Pride and Prejudice, which is one of the most popular novels in English literature. Jane is widely regarded as one of the greatest English writers of all time.
She was the daughter of Cassandra and George Austen. She never married nor had any children. She had six brothers and a sister named Cassandra, who was also her closest friend. And just like Jane, Cassandra also never married.
At the time of her death, she was working on a new novel entitled The Brothers. She, however, died before completing the novel. Her family later published the book with a new title Sanditon.
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Famous quotes by Jane Austen
A lady's imagination is very rapid it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.Jane Austen
A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.Jane Austen
Business, you know, may bring you money, but friendship hardly ever does.Jane Austen
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.Jane Austen
From politics, it was an easy step to silence.Jane Austen
General benevolence, but not general friendship, made a man what he ought to be.Jane Austen
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
Good-humoured, unaffected girls, will not do for a man who has been used to sensible women. They are two distinct orders of being.Jane Austen
Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance.Jane Austen
Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a young person, who either marries or dies, is sure of being kindly spoken of.Jane Austen
I do not want people to be very agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them a great deal.Jane Austen
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
It is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman should ever refuse an offer of marriage.Jane Austen
Men have had every advantage of us in telling their own story. Education has been theirs in so much higher a degree the pen has been in their hands. I will not allow books to prove anything.Jane Austen
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
One man's ways may be as good as another's, but we all like our own best.Jane Austen
Respect for right conduct is felt by every body.Jane Austen
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
Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.Jane Austen
Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor. Which is one very strong argument in favor of matrimony.Jane Austen
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.Jane Austen
There are certainly not so many men of large fortune in the world, as there are pretty women to deserve them.Jane Austen
There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.Jane Austen
They are much to be pitied who have not been given a taste for nature early in life.Jane Austen
To look almost pretty is an acquisition of higher delight to a girl who has been looking plain for the first fifteen years of her life than a beauty from her cradle can ever receive.Jane Austen
To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.Jane Austen
We do not look in our great cities for our best morality.Jane Austen
Woman is fine for her own satisfaction alone. No man will admire her the more, no woman will like her the better for it. Neatness and fashion are enough for the former, and a something of shabbiness or impropriety will be most endearing to the latter.Jane Austen
Jane Austen's Popularity
Jane Austen was a famous English author, who was born on December 16, 1775. As a person born on this date, Jane Austen is listed in our database as the 4th most popular celebrity for the day (December 16).
People born on December 16 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Jane Austen is the 131st most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Jane Austen's birthday, Jane Austen is the 123rd most famous English.
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