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#1. 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. - Author: Jane Austen
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#2. But your good opinion is rarely bestowed and therefore more worth the earning. - Author: Jane Austen
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#3. I'm fully aware," Firth told a reporter for the English magazine Now, "that if I were to change professions tomorrow, become an astronaut and be the first man to land on Mars, the headlines in the newspapers would read: 'Mr. Darcy Lands on Mars. - Author: Colin Firth
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#4. I have the highest respect for your nerves, they are my old friends. - Author: Jane Austen
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#5. I am determined that nothing but the deepest love could ever induce me into matrimony. [Elizabeth] - Author: Jane Austen
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#6. 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. - Author: Jane Austen
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#7. I am the fierce one who threatens death to scoundrels, Darcy." Fitzwilliam scolded. "You are the one who keeps a cool head and prevents it. That is the order of things. - Author: Diana J. Oaks
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#8. The prejudice of Englishmen, in favour of their own government by king, lords and commons, arises as much or more from national pride than reason. - Author: Thomas Paine
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#9. English does not distinguish between arrogant-up (irreverence toward the temporarily powerful) and arrogant-down (directed at the small guy). - Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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#10. Ah yes.' Peter's tone was scornful. 'And they must always be paid before the poor tradesmen's bills, mustn't they?'
'They must indeed. They are debts of honour.'
'Oh, Mary.' He leant over and kissed me quickly. 'What a lot we'll have to argue about after we're married. - Author: Jennifer Paynter
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#11. What praise is more valuable than the praise of an intelligent servant? - Author: Jane Austen
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#12. The celestial brightness of Pride and Prejudice is unequalled even in Jane Austen's other work; after a life of much disappointment and grief, in which some people would have seen nothing but tedium and emptiness, she stepped forth as an author, breathing gaiety and youth, robed in dazzling light. - Author: Elizabeth Jenkins
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#13. I'm going to be fit and slim and beautiful. I'm going on a diet as of today."
"Why? You've always said that looks don't matter and women only diet for men and life is obsessed with the superificial."
"Yes, I know, but then I thought, hey wouldn't it be fun to be sexy? - Author: Melissa Nathan
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#14. The 'Pride and Prejudice' with Colin Firth and Jennifer Ehle was something I watched on a weekly basis with my mum at home in Oxfordshire. - Author: Gugu Mbatha-Raw
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#15. I watched the Star Wars trilogy with some good friends of mine for the first time in a few years, I read Pride and Prejudice and Zombies-one of those first mashup books-and then I went to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival with my family. - Author: Ian Doescher
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#16. A scheme of which every part promises delight, can never be successful; and general disappointment is only warded off by the defence of some little peculiar vexation. - Author: Jane Austen
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#17. I found I could listen without envy to Letty's singing, and afterwards when the applause came, I did not mind that Mrs Knowles was heaping praises upon her. Peter's hands were on my chair, and when I leaned back I could feel them against my shoulders. - Author: Jennifer Paynter
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#18. How long can I listen to the lies of prejudice? How long can I stay drunk on fear out in the wilderness? Can I cast it aside, all this loyalty and this pride? Will I ever learn that there'll be no peace, that the war won't cease, until He returns? - Author: Bob Dylan
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#19. The more I see of the world, the more am i dissatisfied with it; and everyday confirms my belief of the inconsistencies of all human. - Author: Jane Austen
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#20. I thought every other kid was like me. I'd watch films and act them out on my own and wish I could be one of the actresses. When I saw 'Pride And Prejudice,' the one with Colin Firth, I just absolutely knew that was what I wanted to do, and for 'Cranford' to be my first job was poetic, really. - Author: Kimberley Nixon
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#21. Walking out in the middle of a funeral would be, of course, bad form. So attempting to walk out on one's own was beyond the pale. - Author: Steve Hockensmith
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#22. When I asked her what she'd thought of Pride and Prejudice, she only wondered aloud how anyone could have written a novel set in the first part of the nineteenth century without once mentioning Napoleon. - Author: Michelle Cooper
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#23. Sence and Sensibility, for instance, came out in three separate volumes, as did Pride and Prejudice (so the next time you read one of the ubiquitous time-travel Austen adaptations and somebody picks up a single-volume first edition, you can hit your nerd buzzer and say "wrong!"). - Author: Amy Smith
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#24. Miracles, contrary to popular belief, do not just happen. A miracle is the achievement of the impossible, and it is only when we put aside out greed, anger, pride and prejudice so that our minds are open and ready to accept it, that a miracle can occur. - Author: Julie Andrews Edwards
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#25. At that moment a solitary violin struck up. But the music was not dance music; it was more like a song - a solemn, sweet song. (I know now that it was Beethoven's Romance in F.) I listened, and suddenly it was as if the fog that surrounded me had been penetrated, as if I were being spoken to. - Author: Jennifer Paynter
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#26. Marina rolled her eyes. "Besides, I saw the way you were staring at each other during lunch. You tow are so completely Pride and Prejudice."
"You mean he'll scorn me for my family while convincing my sister's soul mate that he doesn't really love her?" I asked hopefully. - Author: Robyn Schneider
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#27. The one time I tried to get her to watch Pride and Prejudice, she hadn't been able to sit still. Granted, it was the six-hour version, but come on. What's not to love? - Author: Alyxandra Harvey
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#28. There will always be haters. And the more you grow the more they hate; the more they hate the more you grow. - Author: Anthony Liccione
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#29. They talk o' rich folks bein' stuck up and genteel, but for iron-clad pride o' respectability there's nowt like poor chapel folk. Why, 'tis as cold as the wind on Greenhow Hill
aye, and colder, too, for 'twill never change. - Author: Rudyard Kipling
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#30. Peter.' It was the first time I had used his name. 'You heard me sing tonight, did you not?'
'Yes, love.'
The endearment took my breath away - made me forget what I meant to say. I stood there with but one thought: He must care about me. - Author: Jennifer Paynter
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#31. And so ended his affection," said Elizabeth impatiently. "There has
been many a one, I fancy, overcome in the same way. I wonder who first
discovered the efficacy of poetry in driving away love!"
"I have been used to consider poetry as the food of love," said Darcy. - Author: Jane Austen
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#32. It is unforgivable that men and women who have worked the land and served us for generations should be so bewildered and fearful, because of laws made to accommodate the greed of others," Darcy said, "Laws are meant to make the lives of citizens better, not worse. - Author: Rebecca Ann Collins
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#33. In the end, he relented as her look of determination reminded him a bit of an angry cat trying to be a tiger. - Author: KaraLynne Mackrory
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#34. I shall never relinquish my sword for a ring. The right man wouldn't ask me to. - Author: Seth Grahame-Smith
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#35. The human egg is a Mrs. Bennet, desperate to marry off her daughters ... It is a truth universally acknowledged that a sperm must be in want of a matching strand of DNA. - Author: Daryl Gregory
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#36. I have come to realise that your are the most important person in the world to me, and I wanted to know if you would consider ... if you would do me the honour of becoming my wife - Author: C. Allyn Pierson
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#37. I've been doing Pride and Prejudice all summer, so suddenly the chance to be holed up with a bunch of marines is quite attractive, and probably a necessary dose of male energy. - Author: Rosamund Pike
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#38. I'm not sure at all that literature should be studied on the university level ... Why should people study books? Isn't it rather silly to study Pride and Prejudice. Either you get it or you don't. - Author: Susan Sontag
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#39. The most moving scene for me in 'Pride and Prejudice' is the Pemberley music room scene: Elizabeth has just saved Darcy's sister from embarrassment and confusion, and as the music plays on, Darcy's look of gratitude becomes a look of love, which we see reciprocated in Elizabeth's eyes. - Author: Andrew Davies
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#40. It's absurd to think of 'Pride and Prejudice,' this classic, beloved book, beset with a zombie uprising. The goal is to make you suspend your disbelief enough to allow you to get lost in the story and believe what you're reading for a while. - Author: Seth Grahame-Smith
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#41. The bestselling novel taking the Ankh-Morpork literary world by storm was dedicated to Commander Samuel Vimes.
The title of the book was Pride and Extreme Prejudice. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#42. Had Elizabeth Bennet known how wildly Darcy's heart beat for her, 'Pride and Prejudice' would barely have made it into a short story. Their torturously slow-burning romance is a classic example of how men and women still struggle to communicate the most basic of emotions. - Author: Mariella Frostrup
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#43. Let us make this world a house of love and peace.
Let us forget and forgive all hate and prejudice.
Let us break all the walls of pride and prejudice.
Let us open our door to welcome joy and peace. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#44. When John Quincy Adams in the Netherlands was placed with elementary students and belittled because he did not speak Dutch, either the author or John Adams accuses school authorities of "littleness of soul". - Author: Paul C. Nagel
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#45. And Pride and Prejudice was the most stunning, bite-your-hand romance ever, the kind that stared straight into Jane's soul and made her shudder. - Author: Shannon Hale
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#46. He can't ground her if he's already killed her," I pointed out when Juliana quoted this to me. "Well, he can, but it wouldn't have the same impact. - Author: Claire LaZebnik
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#47. The key, I suppose, to understanding the heart of a Bennet appears to be that one must catch them when they are out of their wits." Bingley said with a laugh. - Author: Diana J. Oaks
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#48. Blessed with the love of a good man, I felt equal to anything - even the prospect of living out my days in the Antipodes. - Author: Jennifer Paynter
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#49. I should have known you were no better than the rest of them. You are only a man, you do not have the ability to control yourself, but she," Lady Catherine nodded sagely, "she knew exactly what she was doing. Fluffing her feathers and shaking her tail for you! It was disgraceful! - Author: Elizabeth Adams
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#50. But if I were you, I would stand by the nephew. He has more to give. - Author: Jane Austen
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#51. When I was 8, I was reading 'Gone with the Wind' and 'Pride and Prejudice' and all that, not knowing it wasn't my reading level. - Author: Stephenie Meyer
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#52. You must forgive my cousin, Mr. Carroll; his manners are deplorable."
Colonel Fitzwilliam feigned offence and turned to the butler while addressing his cousin's barb. "Mr. Carroll and I have an understanding, don't we, man? He knows I prefer to walk in unannounced. - Author: KaraLynne Mackrory
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#53. But some characters in books are really real
Jane Austen's are; and I know those five Bennets at the opening of Pride and Prejudice, simply waiting to raven the young men at Netherfield Park, are not giving one thought to the real facts of marriage. - Author: Dodie Smith
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#54. When did all the men in her life become so addlepated over a few country misses? - Author: Sue Barr
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#55. But look behind you, Mary.' She nodded towards the dais. 'One of the musicians seems to be trying to attract your attention.'
It was Peter. He was standing on the dais smiling across at me. My delight at seeing him was such that I could not disguise it - did not try to disguise it. - Author: Jennifer Paynter
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#56. I felt my mouth go dry, my throat constrict. What possible interpretation could Peter place on those words, other than that they were about him? - that the entire song was about him? - Author: Jennifer Paynter
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#57. Sex sells, even to smart, liberated women, and Mr. Darcy was the smart girl's pinup boy. - Author: Karen Doornebos
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#58. He had even read Pride and Prejudice
although he had thought that many of the heroine's problems would have been solved if someone had simply strangled her mother. - Author: Lynn Viehl
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#59. A lot of aspiring writers quote the right people, but they do so like Mary Bennett in Pride and Prejudice. They quote Austen like Mary quoted her eighteenth-century bromides, and were Austen here to see them do it, she'd slap them right into her next book, and it wouldn't be pretty. - Author: Douglas Wilson
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#60. And if I had not a letter to write myself, I might sit by you and admire the evenness of your writing, as another young lady once did. But I have an aunt too, who must not be longer neglected. - Author: Jane Austen
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#61. Moreover, in removing race and racism from the discussion altogether, we're paving the way for us as one race to call racism what it actually is: sin borne in a heart of pride and prejudice. - Author: David Platt
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#62. And I like the look on people's faces when I say I'm doing this movie called Pride and Prejudice and they kind of smile, and then I say I'm in a movie called Doom and they kind of do a double take and try and put the two things together. And they never quite manage to. - Author: Rosamund Pike
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#63. I wouldn't have minded a rather more detailed conclusion (to Pride and Prejudice) - say, a twenty-page sex scene featuring the two principals, with Mr. Darcy, furthermore, acquitting himself uncommonly well. - Author: Martin Amis
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#64. Let the whole world tag you wrongly, brand you with evil and create a different you, and let God give you a solemn tag of dignity and see you differently, you have no problem at all! - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#65. None of the questions was what I expected. Most of them were esoteric thought experiments, 'How would you turn Pride and Prejudice into a video game?' and 'If you added a button to Pac-Man, what would you want it to do?' Conundrums like 'How come when Mario jumps he can change direction in midair? - Author: Austin Grossman
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#66. I saw that he was looking anxious.
'I thought you weren't coming.' As he spoke, he grasped my hand. And if the sight of him had not quite restored the magic, the touch of him most certainly did. 'You're not wishing yourself some place else, Mary? - Author: Jennifer Paynter
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#67. But I do know that any place where there are six novels by the author of Pride and Prejudice must be a very special sort of heaven. - Author: Laurie Viera Rigler
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#68. If this were fiction, could even the most brilliant novelist contrive to make credible so short a period in which pride had been subdued and prejudice overcome? - Author: P.D. James
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#69. The loss of virtue in a female is irretrievable - that one false step involves in her endless ruin - that her reputation is no less brittle than it is beautiful - and that she cannot be too much guarded in her behavior towards the undeserving of the opposite sex. - Author: Jane Austen
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#70. The colonel laughed, effectively halting Bingley's speech. "Uncharacteristically reclusive? Do we speak if the same man? Darcy's very character is defined by his reclusiveness! He prefers to keep his own counsel, especially when he ought to do the opposite - the bacon-brained buffoon. - Author: KaraLynne Mackrory
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