"It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife."
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."Jane Austen on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."Jane Austen on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."Jane Austen on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."Jane Austen on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."Jane Austen on Winston Churchill
"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."