Posted by: rearadmiral | April 30, 2013

And I quote (and quote and quote…)

The Mrs. @MrsHotPotato 
“Know your own happiness.” ‘Sense & Sensibility’ – Jane Austen

The Mrs. @MrsHotPotato 
“Let us have the luxury of silence.” ‘Mansfield Park’ – Jane Austen

The Mrs. @MrsHotPotato 
“Vanity working on a weak head, produces every sort of mischief.” ‘Emma’ – Jane Austen

The Mrs. @MrsHotPotato 
“It is better to know as little as possible of the defects of the person with whom you are to pass your life.” ‘P&P’ – Jane Austen

The Mrs. @MrsHotPotato 
“On every formal visit a child ought to be of the party, by way of provision for discourse.” ‘Sense & Sensibility’ – Jane Austen

The Mrs. @MrsHotPotato 
“There are people, who the more you do for them, the less they will do for themselves.” ‘Emma’ – Jane Austen

The Mrs. @MrsHotPotato 
“It sometimes happens that a woman is handsomer at twenty-nine than she was ten years before.” ‘Persuasion’ – Jane Austen

The Mrs. @MrsHotPotato 
“I suppose there may be a hundred different ways of being in love.” ‘Emma’ – Jane Austen

The Mrs. @MrsHotPotato 
“I wish with all my soul his wife may plague his heart out.” ‘Sense & Sensibility’ – Jane Austen

The Mrs. @MrsHotPotato 
“I have been meditating on the very great pleasure which a pair of fine eyes in the face of a pretty woman can bestow.” ‘P&P’ – Jane Austen

The Mrs. @MrsHotPotato 
“Every generation has its improvements.” ‘Mansfield Park’ – Jane Austen

The Mrs. @MrsHotPotato 
“I must endeavor to subdue my mind to my fortune. I must learn to brook being happier than I deserve.” ‘Persuasion’ – Jane Austen

QuotingJaneAusten @QuoteJaneAusten(all quotes below are from Sense and Sensibility)

“Her imagination was busy, her reflections were pleasant.” 

“I wish him out of all his trouble with all my heart.” 

“Something very melancholy must be the matter.”

“The longer they were together the more doubtful seemed the nature of his regard.” 

“And sometimes, for a few painful minutes, she believed it to be no more than friendship.” 

“There are moments when the extent of it seems doubtful.” 

” I meant no offence to you, by speaking, in so quiet a way, of my own feelings.” #SenseandSensibility #JaneAusten #Quote

QuotingJaneAusten @QuoteJaneAusten 
“Use those words again, and I will leave the room this moment.”

“In it (Sanditon) she exploits her greatest gifts, her management of dialogue and her skill with monologue. The book feels open and modern…as vigorous and inventive as her earlier works” -Carol Shields

“I have not much more to add. My Uncle & Aunt drank tea with us last night, & inspite of my resolution to the contrary, I could not help putting forward to invite them again this Evening”. -JA to Cassandra Austen 4/23/1805

Happy Birthday to Sally Hawkins!! (April 27, 1976) 
Persuasion -2007, other movies

Consider writing to an acquaintance today to share your important nothings. “Where shall I begin? Which of all my important nothings shall I tell you first?” Jane Austen to her sister on June 15, 1808


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