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.— Jane Austen
Satisfaction Pride And Prejudice Pride quotations
Miracles, contrary to popular belief, do not just happen.
A miracle is the achievement of the impossible, and it is only when we put aside out greed, anger, pride and prejudice so that our minds are open and ready to accept it, that a miracle can occur.
You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you. -Mr. Darcy
All prejudices, whether of race, sect or sex, class pride and caste distinctions are the belittling inheritance and badge of snobs and prigs.
When dealing with people, let us remember that we are not dealing with creatures of logic. We are dealing with creatures of emotion, creatures bristling with prejudices and motivated by pride and vanity. ...Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain - and most fools do. But it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving.
The distance is nothing when one has a motive.
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.
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.
It is very often nothing but our own vanity that deceives us.
If this were fiction, could even the most brilliant novelist contrive to make credible so short a period in which pride had been subdued and prejudice overcome?
The more I see of the world, the more am I dissatisfied with it.
I have not the pleasure of understanding you.
Her heart did whisper that he had done it for her.
Nothing is more deceitful than the appearance of humility.
How little of permanent happiness could belong to a couple who were only brought together because their passions were stronger than their virtue.
There are few people whom I really love and still fewer of whom I think well.
Oh, Lizzy! do anything rather than marry without affection.
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?
Laugh as much as you choose, but you will not laugh me out of my opinion.
I could easily forgive his pride, if he had not mortified mine.
I have been meditating on the very great pleasure which a pair of fine eyes in the face of a pretty woman can bestow.
Till this moment I never knew myself.
But some characters in books are really real--Jane Austen's are;
and I know those five Bennets at the opening of Pride and Prejudice, simply waiting to raven the young men at Netherfield Park, are not giving one thought to the real facts of marriage.
You may only call me "Mrs. Darcy"... when you are completely, and perfectly, and incandescently happy.
My good opinion once lost is lost forever.
Mary wished to say something very sensible, but knew not how.
There is 'a time to be born' - and born again, free of accumulated, encrusted sores of fears and prejudices, old hates, of cancerous wounds, old prides. And there is a time to die - a time for the blue, unburied child of our young years to be decently interred - and to get on with the living.
it is better to know as little as possible of the defects of the person with whom you are to pass your life.
Ive been doing Pride and Prejudice all summer, so suddenly the chance to be holed up with a bunch of marines is quite attractive, and probably a necessary dose of male energy.
And I like the look on people's faces when I say I'm doing this movie called Pride and Prejudice and they kind of smile, and then I say I'm in a movie called Doom and they kind of do a double take and try and put the two things together. And they never quite manage to.
It's absurd to think of 'Pride and Prejudice,' this classic, beloved book, beset with a zombie uprising. The goal is to make you suspend your disbelief enough to allow you to get lost in the story and believe what you're reading for a while.
I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading!
There certainly was some great mismanagement in the education of those two young men. One has got all the goodness, and the other all the appearance of it.
One word from you shall silence me forever.
Everytime I read 'Pride and Prejudice' I want to dig her up and beat her over the skull with her own shin-bone.