"Business, you know, may bring you money, but friendship hardly ever does."
"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life now that I am old I know that it is."Jane Austen on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."Jane Austen on John Ruskin
"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants."Jane Austen on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."Jane Austen on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."Jane Austen on Mark Twain
"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."