Best Pride And Prejudice Quotes By Jane Austen [2022]

Best Pride And Prejudice Quotes

The below Pride and Prejudice quotes are a few of the very best well-known in Bristan Literature. This publication followed Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy’s romance, which mentioned a different subject included culture, love, prejudice, and pride. Let us read to enjoy the very best quotes from Pride And Prejudice.

Top Best Pride And Prejudice Quotes

The book “Pride and Prejudice” is about the love, hatred, and relationship between the daughters Mr. and Mrs. Bennet and Mr. Fritzwilliam Darcy, a friend of Mr. Bintley, who is both a tenant and a new neighbor. The book’s narrator can be seen conversing with the characters as they have conversations with one another.

Mrs. Bennet is eager to get all daughters married soon, as William Collins would inherit the family estate if Mr. Bennet died. The story continues when Mr. Bennet’s family is invited to a party attended by many people from the area.

“Pride and Prejudice” is about love over class and reputation. The book’s central message is that people are more complex than we think. True love will always have a happy ending. Pride is Fitzwilliam Darcy and prejudiced Elizabeth.

We have collected a selection of great quotes from the book “Pride and Prejudice.”

Pride And Prejudice

SOUND OBSERVATIONS

“There are few people whom I love, and still fewer of whom I think well. The more I see of the world, the more am I dissatisfied with it, and every day confirms my belief of the inconsistency of all human characters, and of the little dependence that can be placed on the appearance of merit or sense.”

“There is, I believe, in every disposition a tendency to some particular evil—a natural defect, which not even the best education can overcome.”

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

“Is not general incivility the very essence of love?”

“Those who do not complain are never pitied.”

“To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love.”

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

“Angry people are not always wise.”

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

“The distance is nothing when one has a motive.”

“Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. 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.” – Mary Bennet

“Nothing is more deceitful…than the appearance of humility. It is often only carelessness of opinion, and sometimes an indirect boast.”

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Bristan Literature

SAGE ADVICE

“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.”

“Think only of the past as its remembrance gives you pleasure.”

“Do anything rather than marry without affection.”

LIVE YOUR BEST LIFE NOW

“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 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.”

“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.”
― Jane Austen

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

“What are young men to rocks and mountains?”

“I must learn to be content with being happier than I deserve.”

“There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.”

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Till this moment, I never knew myself

MATTERS OF THE HEART

“You showed me how insufficient were all my pretensions to please a woman worthy of being pleased.”

“You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.”

“Their eyes instantly met, and the cheeks of both were overspread with the deepest blush.”

“She was convinced that she could have been happy with him when it was no longer likely they should meet.”

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

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

“We all know him to be a proud, unpleasant sort of man, but this would be nothing if you liked him.”

“Till this moment, I never knew myself.”

“My good opinion, once lost, is lost forever.”

SOLID BURNS

“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 you are selfish disdainBest Quotes in Pride And Prejudice of the feelings of others, were such as to form the groundwork of the 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 on whom I could ever be prevailed on to marry.”

“It is happy for you that you possess the talent of flattering with delicacy. May I ask whether these pleasing attentions proceed from the impulse of the moment or are the result of the previous study?”

 

OTHER PRIDE AND PREJUDICE BOOK QUOTES

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

“Mr. Darcy: So what do you recommend to encourage affection?

Elizabeth Bennet: Dancing. Even if one’s partner is barely tolerable.” – ‘Pride And Prejudice’.

“Only the deepest love will persuade me into matrimony, which is why I shall end up an old maid,” -Elizabeth Bennet.

“Elizabeth Bennet: I don’t understand

Mr. Darcy: I love you…….Most Ardently

Mr. Darcy: I love you… Most Ardently.” – ‘Pride And Prejudice’.

“You are mistaken, Mr. Darcy, if you suppose that the mode of your declaration affected me in any other way than as it spared me the concern which I might have felt in refusing you, had you behaved in a more gentlemanlike manner.” – Elizabeth Bennet.

“I have an excessive regard for Jane Bennet, she is really a very sweet girl, and I wish with all my heart she were well settled. But with such a father and mother, and such low connections, I am afraid there is no chance of it.” -Jane Austen.

“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.

“You are too generous to trifle with me. If your feelings are still what they were last April, tell me so at once. My affections and wishes are unchanged, but one word from you will silence me on this subject for ever.” -Jane Austen.

“Your mother will never see you again if you do not marry Mr. Collins and I will never see you again if you do.” -Mr. Bennet.

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

“She is tolerable, but not handsome enough to tempt me, and I am in no humor at present to give consequence to young ladies who are slighted by other men.” -Jane Austen.

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

“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.

“There is nothing so bad as parting with one’s friends. One seems too forlorn without them.” – Mrs. Bennet

“Yes, vanity is a weakness indeed. But pride – where there is a real superiority of mind, pride will be always under good regulation.” -Jane Austen.

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

“I certainly have not the talent which some people possess, of conversing easily with those I have never seen before.” – Jane Austen.

“You are too generous to trifle with me. If your feelings are still what they were last April, tell me so at once. My affections and wishes are unchanged, but one word from you will silence me on this subject forever.” -Jane Austen.

“She had a lively, playful disposition that delighted in anything ridiculous.” -Jane Austen.

“I certainly have not the talent which some people possess, of conversing easily with those I have never seen before.” – Jane Austen.

“How little of permanent happiness could belong to a couple who were only brought together because their passions were stronger than their virtue.” – Jane Austen.

“I am happier than Jane; she only smiles, I laugh. Mr. Darcy sends you all the love in the world, that he can spare from me.” – Jane Austen.

“They walked on, without knowing in what direction. There was too much to be thought, and felt, and said, for attention to any other objects.” -Jane Austen.

“In vain have I struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.” -Jane Austen.

“There are few people whom I really love, and still fewer of whom I think well. The more I see of the world, the more am I dissatisfied with it, and every day confirms my belief of the inconsistency of all human characters, and of the little dependence that can be placed on the appearance of merit or sense.”-Jane Austen.

“Mr. Bingley is nothing to us. I am sure I never want to see him again. [about to walk away] Is it sure that he is coming.” -Mrs. Bennet.

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