Jane Austen Brief Life Biography Works / Books Jane Austen Movies / TV Life Timeline Jane Austen Quotes Authors Like Jane

Quotes from Jane Austen's Persuasion

Jane Austen | Author

Persuasion proves that the heart never truly forgets anything - nor anyone.

< Back to Quotes Index

'What wild imaginations one forms where dear self is concerned! How sure to be mistaken!'

'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.'

'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.' Anne Elliot to her cousin

'To flatter and follow others, without being flattered and followed in turn, is but a state of half enjoyment.'

'One man's ways may be as good as another's, but we all like our own best.'

'Husbands and wives generally understand when opposition will be vain.'

'How quick come the reasons for approving what we like!'

'The one claim I shall make for my own sex is that we love longest, when all hope is gone.'

'It sometimes happens that a woman is handsomer at twenty-nine than she was ten years before.'

'One does not love a place the less for having suffered in it, unless it has been all suffering, nothing but suffering.'

Site Disclaimer  |  Privacy Policy  |  Cookies

Read Pride & Prejudice Read Sense & Sensibility Read Emma Read Persuasion Read Mansfield Park Read Northanger Abbey Works of Elizabeth Gaskell Sherlock and Watson

©2024 www.JaneAusten.org • Content ©2008-2024 JaneAusten.org • All Rights Reserved. The JaneAusten.org logo, its written content, and watermarked photographs/imagery are unique to this website (unless where indicated) and is protected by all applicable domestic and international intellectual property laws. This resource uses publically-released information. No endorsement of this site by any government or political group should be implied. Information found across this site, verified through publicly available sources, is assumed to be accurate at the time of publication. Material presented throughout this website is for historical and entertainment value only. Please direct all inquiries to janeaustenorg AT gamil.com. No A.I. was used in the generation of this content.

©2024 www.JaneAusten.org • All Rights Reserved • Content ©2008-2024 (16yrs)