Best 50 Famous Jane Austen Love Quotes

We all imagine Frilly dresses and tea parties, social events where dashing men sweep women off their feet when we think about the best Jane Austen quotes because she is best known for her depiction of the romantic endeavors of middle-class English people.

Jane Austen was born on 16 December 1775 an English author, best known for her outstanding novels Pride and PrejudiceSense and Sensibility, and Emma.

Jane Austen Novels

  • Sense and Sensibility (1811)
  • Pride and Prejudice (1813)
  • Mansfield Park (1814)
  • Emma (1815)
  • Northanger Abbey (1818, posthumous)
  • Persuasion (1818, posthumous)
  • Lady Susan (1871, posthumous)

There is this information about her personal life that she wrote around 3000 letters to her family but her sister Cassandra burned the most of them because of the fear of reading someone else. Cassandra believed that it was better if Jane’s controversial comments and opinions were hidden from the public.

Jane Austen started publishing her work anonymously in her 30’s. Only her family members and a few close friends knew that she was the author. After her death, her brother Henry revealed her identity to the public.

Austen’s work revolves around women depending on their marriage in the pursuit of favorable social standing and economic security. Her combination of irony, romance, friendship, and love for her books has earned her place among the classics we know today.

Here are we sharing the best Jane Austen quotes to make you ponder the joys of life.

Best Jane Austen quotes about love and life

“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

“Nothing ever fatigues me, but doing what I do not like.”
― Jane Austen

Best Jane Austen quotes about love and life

“What strange creatures brothers are!”
― Jane Austen

“I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of anything than of a book!”
― Jane Austen

Best Jane Austen quotes about love and life

“A woman, especially if she has the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.”
― Jane Austen

“Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.”
― Jane Austen

Best Jane Austen quotes about love and life

“Ah! There is nothing like staying at home, for real comfort.”
― 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, Jane Austen’s Letters

Best Jane Austen quotes about love and life

“but for my own part, if a book is well written, I always find it too short.”
― 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, Pride and Prejudice

Best Jane Austen quotes about love and life

Jane Austen Sense and Sensibility quotes

“It isn’t what we say or think that defines us, but what we do.”
― Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility

“To wish was to hope, and to hope was to expect”
― Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility

Best Jane Austen sense and sensibility quotes about love and life

“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!”
― Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility

“If a book is well written, I always find it too short.”
― Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility

Best Jane Austen sense and sensibility quotes about love and life

“When I fall in love, it will be forever.”
― Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility: The Screenplay

“I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives.”
― Jane Austen, Persuasion

Best Jane Austen sense and sensibility quotes about love and life

“Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us.”
― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

“You pierce my soul. I am half agony, half hope…I have loved none but you.”
― Jane Austen, Persuasion

Best Jane Austen sense and sensibility quotes about love and life

“There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.”
― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

“The Very first moment I beheld him, my heart was irrevocably gone.”
― Jane Austen, Love and Friendship

Best Jane Austen sense and sensibility quotes about love and life

Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice Book quotes

“There are few people whom I really love, and still fewer of whom I think well. The more I see of the world, the more am I dissatisfied with it, and every day confirms my belief of the inconsistency of all human characters, and of the little dependence that can be placed on the appearance of merit or sense.”
― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

“A lady’s imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.”
― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

“In vain have I struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.”
― Jane Austen, Pride And Prejudice

Best Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice Book quotes

“Angry people are not always wise.”
― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

“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.”
― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

“A person who can write a long letter with ease, cannot write ill.”
― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

Best Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice Book quotes

“I have not the pleasure of understanding you.”
― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

“The distance is nothing when one has a motive.”
― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

“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.”
― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

Best Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice Book quotes

“I must learn to be content with being happier than I deserve.”
― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

Emma Jane Austen quotes

“Silly things do cease to be silly if they are done by sensible people in an impudent way.”
― Jane Austen, Emma

“Without music, life would be a blank to me.”
― Jane Austen, Emma

Best Jane Emma Book quotes

“You must be the best judge of your own happiness.”
― Jane Austen, Emma

“I may have lost my heart, but not my self-control. ”
― Jane Austen, Emma

“If I loved you less, I might be able to talk about it more.”
― Jane Austen, Emma

Best Jane Emma Book quotes

“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.’
‘You are mistaken,’ said he gently, ‘that is not a good company, that is the best.”
― Jane Austen, Persuasion

“There are people, who the more you do for them, the less they will do for themselves.”
― Jane Austen, Emma

“One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.”
― Jane Austen, Emma

Best Jane Emma Book quotes

“Stupid men are the only ones worth knowing after all.”
― Jane Austen

“…when pain is over, the remembrance of it often becomes a pleasure.”
― Jane Austen, Persuasion

Jane Austen Northanger Abbey quotes

“The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.”
― Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

Best Jane Austen Northanger Abbey quotes

“There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.”
― Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

“Oh! I am delighted with the book! I should like to spend my whole life reading it.”
― Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

“There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.”
― Jane Austen

Best Jane Austen Northanger Abbey quotes

“Let us never underestimate the power of a well-written letter.”
― Jane Austen, Persuasion

“Selfishness must always be forgiven you know because there is no hope of a cure.”
― Jane Austen, Mansfield Park

“I was quiet, but I was not blind.”
― Jane Austen, Mansfield Park

Best Jane Austen Northanger Abbey quotes

“Now they were as strangers; worse than strangers, for they could never become acquainted.”
― Jane Austen, Persuasion

“One word from you shall silence me forever.”
― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

“A fondness for reading, properly directed, must be an education in itself.”
― Jane Austen, Mansfield Park

Best Jane Austen Northanger Abbey quotes

Which Of These Are Your Favorite Best Jane Austen Quotes?

Although her plots revolve around the social standing of 19th-century women, it doesn’t mean all of her novels and characters are weak-kneed women – women who only live to take on their roles as mothers, daughters, or lovers.

Austen is the symbol of power. In the generation, where we are still overcoming sexism, feminism, and gender equality kind of drawbacks, we need more women like her as role models.

If you still have not gotten the chance to read some of her novels, her work has also recently converted into movies played by Anne Hathaway and Keira Knightley.

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