Lady Catherine will not think the worst of you for being simply dressed. She likes to have the distinction of rank preserved.
We all have our best guides within us, if only we would listen.
Where there is a disposition to dislike, a motive will never be wanting.
Devoted readers know Jane Austen deserves as much admiration for her cunning wit and sharp insight into human nature as she does for her timeless love stories. This petite collection of quotations gathers together more than two hundred of Miss Austen's wisest words and wittiest zingers, culled from her novels and personal writings and organized by subject-"Matters of the Heart," "Keeping Up Appearances," "Style and Dress," and more. What a wonderful little resource for Jane-ites who appreciate a well-crafted bon mot! (KG)