Jane Austen 16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817

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An artist cannot do anything slovenly.
Jane Austen (1775-1817), British novelist. Letter, November 17, 1798, to her sister, Cassandra. Jane Austen's Letters, Oxford University Press (1952).
Business, you know, may bring money, but friendship hardly ever does.
Jane Austen (1775-1817), British novelist. John Knightley, in Emma, ch. 34 (1816).
It is not time or opportunity that is to determine intimacy;Mit is disposition alone. Seven years would be insufficient to make some people acquainted with each other, and seven days are more than enough for others.
Jane Austen (1775-1817), British novelist. Marianne Dashwood in Sense and Sensibility, ch. 12 (1811).

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