The Wit & Wisdom of Jane Austen

The Wit and Wisdom of Jane Austen | 11 Favorite Quotes

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The Wit & Wisdom of Jane Austen in 11 Favorite Quotes

Welcome back to another post in the Jane Austen January blog post series. If you missed the last post in the series, you can find it here.

Last time I gave a list of the most beautiful editions of Jane Austen novels. This time I will be sharing some favorite Jane Austen quotes.

I’m sure that many of you know just how many great Jane Austen quotes there are. 

I am going to share a mere 11 quotes with you in this post. 

Jane Austen Quote About Good Novels

“The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel must be intolerably stupid.” – Jane Austen, Pride & Prejudice.

2. A Quote About Stubbornness and Courage

Jane Austen Quote About Stubbornness & Courage

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

3. Quote About Vanity and Pride

Jane Austen Quote About Vanity & Pride

“Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymous. 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

4. A Quote About Reading & Libraries

Jane Austen Quote About Having a Library

“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.

5. Jane Austen Quote About Friendship

Jane Austen Quote About Friendship

“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.

6. Laugh As Much As you Choose

Jane Austen Quote About Giving in to Pressure

“Laugh as much as you choose, but you will not laugh me out of my opinion.” – Jane Austen.

7. Jane Austen Quote About Education

Jane Austen Quote About Education

“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.

8. Jane Austen Quote About Reminiscing

Jane Austen Quote About Reminiscing

“You must learn some of my philosophy. Think only of the past as its remembrance gives you pleasure.” – Jane Austen.

9. Jane Austen Quote About Tenderness of Heart

Jane Austen Quote About Tenderness of Heart

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

10. Jane Austen Quote About Doing Things You Don't Like

Jane Austen Quote About Doing Things You Don't Like

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

11. Jane Austen Quote About Staying at Home

Jane Austen Quote About Staying at Home

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

That’s all eleven quotes. I hope you enjoyed reading this post. I would love to hear which of these Jane Austen quotes are your favorite, tell me in the comment section below! If you enjoyed this post, please share it with your friends and family.

Keep your eyes out for the next blog post in the Jane Austen blog post series coming soon.

Happy Reading & Writing!

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