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50 Best Pride and Prejudice Quotes for 2018

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Our latest collection of pride and prejudice quotes on Everyday Power Blog.

Pride and Prejudice is one of the world’s most popular romance novels.

Written by Jane Austen and first published in 1813, the book tells the story of the protagonist, Elizabeth Bennet, one of five sisters who must marry rich, as she confounds the arrogant, wealthy Mr. Darcy.  What follows is a delightful and absorbing depiction of courtship.

With more than 20 million copies sold, Pride and Prejudice has become one of the most popular novels in English literature. The book has been adapted for amateur and professional drama, sequels, and film and TV versions.

Besides being highly entertaining, we can draw a lot of lessons from this memorable novel. Below are some beautiful Pride and Prejudice quotes to brighten your day.

 

Best Pride and Prejudice quotes for 2018

 

1.) “A lady’s imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.”―  Pride and Prejudice

 

2.) “A person who can write a long letter with ease, cannot write ill.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

3.) “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

4.) “I have no pretensions whatever to that kind of elegance which consists in tormenting a respectable man.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

5.) “Nobody can tell what I suffer! But it is always so. Those who do not complain are never pitied.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

6.) “Everything nourishes what is strong already” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

7.) “I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of anything than of a book! — When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

8.) “The wisest and the best of men, nay, the wisest and best of their actions, may be rendered ridiculous by a person whose first object in life is a joke.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

9.) “And you are never to stir out of doors till you can prove that you have spent ten minutes of every day in a rational manner.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

10.) “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.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

Pride and Prejudice quotes about love and life

 

11.) “To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

12.) “We are all fools in love” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

13.) “Is not general incivility the very essence of love?” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

14.) “A girl likes to be crossed a little in love now and then. It is something to think of” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

15.) “You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.-Mr. Darcy” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

14.) “Do not consider me now as an elegant female, intending to play you, but as a rational creature, speaking the truth from her heart.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

15.) “We all know him to be a proud, unpleasant sort of man; but this would be nothing if you really liked him.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

16.) “I have been meditating on the very great pleasure which a pair of fine eyes in the face of a pretty woman can bestow.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

17.) “Have a little compassion on my nerves. You tear them to pieces.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

18.) “Do not be in a hurry, the right man will come at last” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

19.) “In nine cases out of ten a woman had better show more affection than she feels.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

20.) “If a woman is partial to a man, and does not endeavor to conceal it, he must find it out.”-Elizabeth” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

Pride and Prejudice quotes that are filled with wisdom

 

21.) “You must learn some of my philosophy. Think only of the past as its remembrance gives you pleasure.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

22.) “The distance is nothing when one has a motive.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

23.) “Angry people are not always wise.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

24.) “Nothing is more deceitful than the appearance of humility. It is often only carelessness of opinion, and sometimes an indirect boast.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

25.) “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.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

26.) “… it is better to know as little as possible of the defects of the person with whom you are about to pass your life.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

27.) “Oh, Lizzy! do anything rather than marry without affection.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

28.) “But people themselves alter so much, that there is something new to be observed in them forever.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

29.) “She was convinced that she could have been happy with him when it was no longer likely they should meet.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

30.) “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.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

Pride and Prejudice quotes to inspire you to live your best life now

 

31.) “I must learn to be content with being happier than I deserve.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

32.) “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.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

33.) “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.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

34.) “Follies and nonsense, whims and inconsistencies, do divert me, I own, and I laugh at them whenever I can.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

35.) “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.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

36.) “‘Keep your breath to cool your porridge’; and I shall keep mine to swell my song.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

37.) “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.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

38.) “What a shame, for I dearly love to laugh.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

39.) “If I had ever learnt, I should have been a great proficient.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

40.) “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.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

Other Pride and Prejudice quotes

 

41.) “… handsome young men must have something to live on as well as the plain.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

42.) “I am no longer surprised at your knowing only six accomplished women. I rather wonder now at your knowing any.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

43.) “She is tolerable, but not handsome enough to tempt me; I am in no humor at present to give consequence to young ladies who are slighted by other men.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

44.) “It’s been many years since I had such an exemplary vegetable.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

45.) “The more I see of the world, the more I am dissatisfied with it; and every day confirms my belief of the inconsistencies of all human.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

46.) “It is very often nothing but our own vanity that deceives us.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

47.) “I have the highest respect for your nerves, they are my old friends.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

48.) “I do not find it easy to talk to people I don’t know.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

49.) “You want to tell me, and I have no objection to hearing it.” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

50.) “I have been used to consider poetry as the food of love” ―  Pride and Prejudice

 

Which of these Pride and Prejudice quotes was your favorite?

Pride and Prejudice is arguably one of the best love stories of all time.

It has inspired a number of other works, including films, stage productions, and television versions. Hopefully, you’ve enjoyed reading these quotes as much as we enjoyed collecting them.

Which of these Pride and Prejudice quotes was your favorite? Do you have any other inspirational quotes to share with us? Tell us in the comment section below. We would love to hear all about it.

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