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."

"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."

"To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment."
"Where an opinion is general, it is usually correct."
Everything nourishes what is strong already.
"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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