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10 Quotes From Jane Austen on the Anniversary of Her Birth. 💜

10 Quotes From Jane Austen on the Anniversary of Her Birth. 💜

Jane Austen's books are an integral part of classic literature; adored around the world and full of charm, wit and wisdom. 16th December will commemorate the 245th anniversary of her birth. To celebrate, we thought we'd share some of our favourite quotes from her brilliant writings - it was difficult choosing just ten! 


Pride and Prejudice

"Indulge your imagination in every possible flight." 

"My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me." 

"Laugh as much as you choose, but you will not laugh me out of my opinion."

"I declare after all, there is no enjoyment like reading. How much sooner one tires of anything than of a book."

Mansfield Park 

"Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings." 

Sense and Sensibility

"It isn't what we say or think that defines us, but what we do.


"There are as many forms of love as there are moments in time."

Northanger Abbey 


"I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives." 
If you're searching for more Jane Austen gifts or just appreciate her brilliant work, then take a look at our dedicated Jane Austen collection. There's books, clothing, art prints, mugs, totes, stationery and more. 
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