Why not seize the pleasure at once, how often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparations.
Tag: Jane Austen
An artist cannot do anything slovenly.
Oh! dear; I was so miserable! I am sure I must have been as white as my gown.
Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a young person, who either marries or dies, is sure of being kindly spoken of.
A woman should never be trusted with money.
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.
Nothing ever fatigues me, but doing what I do not like.
You must learn some of my philosophy. Think only of the past as its remembrance gives you pleasure.