Sense And Sensibility

by Jane Austen
England
16 Dec 1775 // 18 Jul 1817
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Money can only give happiness where there is nothing else to give it.

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

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That is what I like; that is what a young man ought to be. Whatever be his pursuits, his eagerness in them should know no moderation, and leave him no sense of fatigue.

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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.

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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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I wish, as well as everybody else, to be perfectly happy; but, like everybody else, it must be in my own way.

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Know your own happiness. You want nothing but patience - or give it a more fascinating name, call it hope.

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It isn't what we say or think that defines us, but what we do.

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The more I know of the world, the more I am convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love. I require so much!

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Jane Austen

 

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