"We do not look in our great cities for our best morality."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Jane Austen on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Jane Austen on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Jane Austen on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Jane Austen on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Jane Austen on Dalai Lama
"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."
"One man's ways may be as good as another's, but we all like our own best."
"Business, you know, may bring you money, but friendship hardly ever does."