Pride and Prejudice is a novel by English Author Jane Austen. It was first published in 1813. To this day it is in the list of most loved books among literary scholars and the general public. The novel deals with the themes of pride, vanity. prejudice, marriage, self awareness, and money. Following Pride and Prejudice quotes are very famous among the readers.


“A lady’s imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.”
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“I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! — When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.”
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“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.”
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“There are few people whom I really love, and still fewer of whom I think well. The more I see of the world, the more am I dissatisfied with it; and every day confirms my belief of the inconsistency of all human characters, and of the little dependence that can be placed on the appearance of merit or sense.”
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“Angry people are not always wise.”
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“I cannot fix on the hour, or the spot, or the look or the words, which laid the foundation. It is too long ago. I was in the middle before I knew that I had begun.”
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“Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us.”
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“There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.”
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“I could easily forgive his pride, if he had not mortified mine.”
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“I must learn to be content with being happier than I deserve.”
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“I have not the pleasure of understanding you.”
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“You are too generous to trifle with me. If your feelings are still what they were last April, tell me so at once. My affections and wishes are unchanged; but one word from you will silence me on this subject for ever.”
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“I am the happiest creature in the world. Perhaps other people have said so before, but not one with such justice. I am happier even than Jane; she only smiles, I laugh.”
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“To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love”
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“For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors, and laugh at them in our turn?”
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“You must learn some of my philosophy. Think only of the past as its remembrance gives you pleasure.”
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“We all know him to be a proud, unpleasant sort of man; but this would be nothing if you really liked him.”
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“We are all fools in love”
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“Till this moment I never knew myself.”
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“An unhappy alternative is before you, Elizabeth. From this day you must be a stranger to one of your parents. Your mother will never see you again if you do not marry Mr. Collins, and I will never see you again if you do.”
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“He is a gentleman, and I am a gentleman’s daughter. So far we are equal.”
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“A girl likes to be crossed a little in love now and then.
It is something to think of”
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“My good opinion once lost is lost forever.”
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“Her heart did whisper that he had done it for her.”
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“Nobody can tell what I suffer! But it is always so. Those who do not complain are never pitied.”
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“She is tolerable, but not handsome enough to tempt me, and I am in no humor at present to give consequence to young ladies who are slighted by other men.”
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“I certainly have not the talent which some people possess,” said Darcy, “of conversing easily with those I have never seen before. I cannot catch their tone of conversation, or appear interested in their concerns, as I often see done.”
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“The distance is nothing when one has a motive.”
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“Oh, Lizzy! do anything rather than marry without affection.”
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“Mary wished to say something very sensible, but knew not how.”
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“It’s been many years since I had such an exemplary vegetable.”
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“Had I been in love, I could not have been more wretchedly blind. But vanity, not love, has been my folly.”
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“I am only resolved to act in that manner, which will, in my own opinion, constitute my happiness, without reference to you, or to any person so wholly unconnected with me.”
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“I am excessively diverted. ”
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“But people themselves alter so much, that there is something new to be observed in them for ever.”
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“Follies and nonsense, whims and inconsistencies do divert me, I own, and I laugh at them whenever I can.”
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“She was convinced that she could have been happy with him, when it was no longer likely they should meet.”
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“One cannot be always laughing at a man without now and then stumbling on something witty.”
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“Nothing is more deceitful,” said Darcy, “than the appearance of humility. It is often only carelessness of opinion, and sometimes an indirect boast.”
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“Do not consider me now as an elegant female intending to plague you, but as a rational creature speaking the truth from her heart.”
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“I might as well enquire,” replied she, “why with so evident a design of offending and insulting me, you chose to tell me that you liked me against your will, against your reason, and even against your character?”
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“Do not give way to useless alarm; though it is right to be prepared for the worst, there is no occasion to look on it as certain.”
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“They walked on, without knowing in what direction. There was too much to be thought, and felt, and said, for attention to any other objects.”
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“Have a little compassion on my nerves. You tear them to pieces.”
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“Could there be finer symptoms? Is not general incivility the very essence of love?”
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“From all that I can collect by your manner of talking, you must be two of the silliest girls in the country. I have suspected it some time, but I am now convinced.”
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“One word from you shall silence me forever.”
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“A person who can write a long letter with ease, cannot write ill.”
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“We do not suffer by accident.”
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“Yes, vanity is a weakness indeed. But pride – where there is a real superiority of mind, pride will be always under good regulation.”
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“I am determined that only the deepest love will induce me into matrimony. So, I shall end an old maid, and teach your ten children to embroider cushions and play their instruments very ill.”
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“Do not be in a hurry, the right man will come at last”
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“You may only call me “Mrs. Darcy”… when you are completely, and perfectly, and incandescently happy.”
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“Adieu to disappointment and spleen. What are men to rocks and mountains?”
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“Every savage can dance.”
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“How little of permanent happiness could belong to a couple who were only brought together because their passions were stronger than their virtue.”
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“For he is such a disagreeable man, that it would be quite a misfortune to be liked by him.”
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“The more I see of the world, the more am i dissatisfied with it; and everyday confirms my belief of the inconsistencies of all human.”
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“Is not general incivility the very essence of love?”
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“Mr. Darcy began to feel the danger of paying Elizabeth too much attention.”
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“That will do extremely well, child. You have delighted us long enough. Let the other young ladies have time to exhibit.”
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“She told the story, however, with great spirit among her friends; for she had a lively, playful disposition, which delighted in any thing ridiculous.”
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“She had a lively, playful disposition that delighted in anything ridiculous.”
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“It is very often nothing but our own vanity that deceives us. Women fancy admiration means more than it does.
And men take care that they should.”
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“If I had ever learnt, I should have been a great proficient.”
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“We are each of an unsocial, taciturn disposition, unwilling to speak, unless we expect to say something that will amaze the whole room, and be handed down to posterity with all the eclat of a proverb.”
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“Elizabeth had never been more at a loss to make her feelings appear what they were not. It was necessary to laugh, when she would rather have cried.”
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“I certainly have not the talent which some people possess, of conversing easily with those I have never seen before.”
Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

“Think only of the past as its remembrance gives you pleasure.”
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“A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us.”
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“You were disgusted with the women who were always speaking and looking, and thinking for your approbation alone. I roused, and interested you, because I was so unlike them.”
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“I have been meditating on the very great pleasure which a pair of fine eyes in the face of a pretty woman can bestow.”
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“I am happier than Jane; she only smiles, I laugh. Mr. Darcy sends you all the love in the world, that he can spare from me.”
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“Heaven forbid! — That would be the greatest misfortune of all! — To find a man agreeable whom one is determined to hate! — Do not wish me such an evil.”
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“And to all this she must yet add something more substantial, in the improvement of her mind by extensive reading.”
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“Books–oh! no. I am sure we never read the same, or not with the same feelings.”

“I am sorry you think so; but if that be the case, there can at least be
no want of subject. We may compare our different opinions.”
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“You expect me to account for opinions which you choose to call mine, but which I have never acknowledged.”
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“It’s a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.”
Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

“My ideas flow so rapidly that I have not time to express them??by which means my letters sometimes convey no ideas at all to my correspondents.”
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“I have the highest respect for your nerves, they are my old friends.”
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“I do not find it easy to talk to people I don’t know.”
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“It was absolutely necessary to interrupt him now.”
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“It is particularly incumbent on those who never change their opinion, to be secure of judging properly at first.”
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“I do not cough for my own amusement.”
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“It is very often nothing but our own vanity that deceives us.”
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“It sometimes is a disadvantage to be so very guarded. If a woman conceals her affection from the object of it, she may loose the opportunity of fixing him.”
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“Next to being married, a girl likes being crossed in love a little now and again.”
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“Vanity, not love, has been my folly.”
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“I have no pretensions whatever to that kind of elegance which consists in tormenting a respectable man.”
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“There are very few who have heart enough to be really in love without encouragement”
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“Yes, you know enough of my frankness to believe me capable of that. After abusing you so abominably to your face, I could have no scruple in abusing you to all your relations.”
-Elizabeth Bennet”
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“She attracted him more than he liked.”
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“My courage always rises with every attempt to intimidate me.”
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