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Jane Austen

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tiny.ag/v6ukdwhs  ·   Fair (874 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A woman, especially if she has the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.

Jane Austen, in Men and Women

tiny.ag/evgupvn3  ·   Fair (546 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I cannot speak well enough to be unintelligible.

Jane Austen, in Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/xkpw5kax  ·   Fair (843 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If there is anything disagreeable going on, men are always sure to get out of it.

Jane Austen, in Men and Women

tiny.ag/d3qjgzaa  ·   Fair (871 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.

Jane Austen, in Wealth and Poverty