69 of the Best Pride and Prejudice Quotes by Jane Austen of all time

 

Pride and Prejudice is the best-known novel written by the English author Jane Austen. It tells the beautiful love story of Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet. Here is a collection of the famous quotes from this novel. 

1. “A girl likes to be crossed a little in love now and then. It is something to think of.”

“A girl likes to be crossed a little in love now and then. It is something to think of.” ― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

2. “A lady’s imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.”

“A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.”― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

3. “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.”

“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, Pride and Prejudice

4. “A person who can write a long letter with ease, cannot write ill.”

“A person who can write a long letter with ease, cannot write ill.”― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

5. “An unhappy alternative is before you, Elizabeth. From this day you must be a stranger to one of your parents. Your mother will never see you again if you do not marry Mr. Collins, and I will never see you again if you do.”

“An unhappy alternative is before you, Elizabeth. From this day you must be a stranger to one of your parents. Your mother will never see you again if you do not marry Mr. Collins, and I will never see you again if you do.”― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

6. “Angry people are not always wise.”

“Angry people are not always wise.”― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

7. “But people themselves alter so much, that there is something new to be observed in them for ever.”

“But people themselves alter so much, that there is something new to be observed in them for ever.”― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

8. “Do not be in a hurry, the right man will come at last.”

“Do not be in a hurry, the right man will come at last.”― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

9. “Do not consider me now as an elegant female intending to plague you, but as a rational creature speaking the truth from her heart.”

“Do not consider me now as an elegant female intending to plague you, but as a rational creature speaking the truth from her heart.”― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

10. “Do not give way to useless alarm; though it is right to be prepared for the worst, there is no occasion to look on it as certain.”

“Do not give way to useless alarm; though it is right to be prepared for the worst, there is no occasion to look on it as certain.”-Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice