"Good-humoured, unaffected girls, will not do for a man who has been used to sensible women. They are two distinct orders of being."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Jane Austen on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Jane Austen on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Jane Austen on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Jane Austen on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Jane Austen on John Lennon
"Woman is fine for her own satisfaction alone. No man will admire her the more, no woman will like her the better for it. Neatness and fashion are enough for the former, and a something of shabbiness or impropriety will be most endearing to the latter."
"To look almost pretty is an acquisition of higher delight to a girl who has been looking plain for the first fifteen years of her life than a beauty from her cradle can ever receive."
"A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of."
"We do not look in our great cities for our best morality."
"One man's ways may be as good as another's, but we all like our own best."
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