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

 

21. “How clever you are, to know something of which you are ignorant.”

“How clever you are, to know something of which you are ignorant.”“How clever you are, to know something of which you are ignorant.”

22. “I am determined that only the deepest love will induce me into matrimony. So, I shall end an old maid, and teach your ten children to embroider cushions and play their instruments very ill.”

 “I am determined that only the deepest love will induce me into matrimony. So, I shall end an old maid, and teach your ten children to embroider cushions and play their instruments very ill.”― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

23. “I am only resolved to act in that manner, which will, in my own opinion, constitute my happiness, without reference to you, or to any person so wholly unconnected with me.”

“I am only resolved to act in that manner, which will, in my own opinion, constitute my happiness, without reference to you, or to any person so wholly unconnected with me.”― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

24. “I am the happiest creature in the world. Perhaps other people have said so before, but not one with such justice. I am happier even than Jane; she only smiles, I laugh.”

 “I am the happiest creature in the world. Perhaps other people have said so before, but not one with such justice. I am happier even than Jane; she only smiles, I laugh.”― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

25. “I cannot fix on the hour, or the spot, or the look or the words, which laid the foundation. It is too long ago. I was in the middle before I knew that I had begun.”

“I cannot fix on the hour, or the spot, or the look or the words, which laid the foundation. It is too long ago. I was in the middle before I knew that I had begun.”― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

26. “I could easily forgive his pride, if he had not mortified mine.”

“I could easily forgive his pride, if he had not mortified mine.”― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

27. “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.”

“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, Pride and Prejudice

28.  “I do not cough for my own amusement.”

“I do not cough for my own amusement.”― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

29. “I do not find it easy to talk to people I don’t know.”

29. “I do not find it easy to talk to people I don’t know.”― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

30. “I have been meditating on the very great pleasure which a pair of fine eyes in the face of a pretty woman can bestow.”

“I have been meditating on the very great pleasure which a pair of fine eyes in the face of a pretty woman can bestow.”― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice