Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Jane Austen
(1775-1817) born on
Dec 16
English novelist. "She was known as the "masterful miniaturist"; wrote "Pride and Prejudice," 1813; "Sense and Sensibility," 1811."

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F
"I think I may boast myself to be, with all possible vanity, the most unlearned and uninformed female who ever dared to be an authoress."

R
"To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment."
A
"Where an opinion is general, it is usually correct."
N
Everything nourishes what is strong already.
K
"I do not want people to be very agreeable, it saves me the trouble of liking them a great deal."

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  To a hostile crowd that mistook her for the Catholic Duchess of Portland.
R: "Fanny Price, in "Mansfield Park," ch. 9, 1814."
A: "Mary Crawford, in "Mansfield Park," ch. 11, 1814."
N: "In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994."
K: "In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994."


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