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

 

11. “Everything nourishes what is strong already”

“Everything nourishes what is strong already”― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

12. “Follies and nonsense, whims and inconsistencies do divert me, I own, and I laugh at them whenever I can.”

“Follies and nonsense, whims and inconsistencies do divert me, I own, and I laugh at them whenever I can.”― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

13. “For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors, and laugh at them in our turn?”

“For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors, and laugh at them in our turn?”― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

14. “From the very beginning— from the first moment, I may almost say— of my acquaintance with you, your manners, impressing me with the fullest belief of your arrogance, your conceit, and your selfish disdain of the feelings of others, were such as to form the groundwork of disapprobation on which succeeding events have built so immovable a dislike; and I had not known you a month before I felt that you were the last man in the world whom I could ever be prevailed on to marry.”

 “From the very beginning— from the first moment, I may almost say— of my acquaintance with you, your manners, impressing me with the fullest belief of your arrogance, your conceit, and your selfish disdain of the feelings of others, were such as to form the groundwork of disapprobation on which succeeding events have built so immovable a dislike; and I had not known you a month before I felt that you were the last man in the world whom I could ever be prevailed on to marry.”

15. “Had I been in love, I could not have been more wretchedly blind. But vanity, not love, has been my folly.”

 “Had I been in love, I could not have been more wretchedly blind. But vanity, not love, has been my folly.”― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

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

“Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance.”― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

17. “Have a little compassion on my nerves. You tear them to pieces.”

“Have a little compassion on my nerves. You tear them to pieces.”― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

18. “He is a gentleman, and I am a gentleman’s daughter. So far we are equal.”

“He is a gentleman, and I am a gentleman’s daughter. So far we are equal.”― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

19. “He was the proudest, most disagreeable man in the world, and every body hoped that he would never come there again.”

 “He was the proudest, most disagreeable man in the world, and every body hoped that he would never come there again.”― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

20. “Her heart did whisper that he had done it for her.”

“Her heart did whisper that he had done it for her.”― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice