Jane Austen Quotes

No man is offended by another man's admiration of the woman he loves; it is the woman only who can make it a torment.
Jane Austen (1775-1817), British novelist. Henry Tilney in Northanger Abbey, ch. 19 (1818).
I consider a country-dance as an emblem of marriage. Fidelity and complaisance are the principle duties of both; and those men who do not choose to dance or to marry them selves, have no business with the partners or wives of the neighbors.
Jane Austen (1775-1817), British novelist. Henry Tilney in Northanger Abbey, ch. 10 (1818).