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    My idea of good company is the

    “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.”

    — Jane Austen

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    There is nothing like staying at home

    “There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.”

    — Jane Austen

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    Human nature is so well disposed towards

    “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.”

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    There are certainly not so many men

    “There are certainly not so many men of large fortune in the world, as there are pretty women to deserve them.”

    — Jane Austen

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    They are much to be pitied who

    “They are much to be pitied who have not been given a taste for nature early in life.”

    — Jane Austen

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    Selfishness must always be forgiven you know,

    “Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.”

    — Jane Austen

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    Business, you know, may bring you money,

    “Business, you know, may bring you money, but friendship hardly ever does.”

    — Jane Austen

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    The person, be it gentleman or lady,

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

    — Jane Austen

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    My idea of good company is the

    “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.”

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    It is always incomprehensible to a man

    “It is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman should ever refuse an offer of marriage.”

    — Jane Austen

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    Friendship is certainly the finest balm for

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

    — Jane Austen

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    Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter

    “Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance.”

    — Jane Austen

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    General benevolence, but not general friendship, made

    “General benevolence, but not general friendship, made a man what he ought to be.”

    — Jane Austen

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    We do not look in our great

    “We do not look in our great cities for our best morality.”

    — Jane Austen

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    Selfishness must always be forgiven you know,

    “Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.”

    — Jane Austen

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