"They are much to be pitied who have not been given a taste for nature early in life."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Jane Austen on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."Jane Austen on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Jane Austen on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."Jane Austen on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."Jane Austen on Abraham Lincoln
"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."