Pride Pride And Prejudice Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Pride Pride And Prejudice

#1. 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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#2. What praise is more valuable than the praise of an intelligent servant? - Author: Jane Austen
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#3. 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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#4. I might as well enquire," replied she, "why with so evident a design of offending and insulting me, you chose to tell me that you liked me against your will, against your reason, and even against your character? - Author: Jane Austen
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#5. 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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#6. 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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#7. Her heart did whisper that he had done it for her. - Author: Jane Austen
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#8. May we take my uncle's letter to read to her? Take whatever you like, and get away. - Author: Jane Austen
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#9. I knew it was Peter playing. I fancied he was trying to tell me something - an absurd idea, but it persisted - 'I may not be able to spell, but just you listen to this. - Author: Jennifer Paynter
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#10. 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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#11. 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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#12. 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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#13. 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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#14. 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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#15. 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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#16. 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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#17. Mum looks like someone has told her that Santa will be shortly arriving with that guy from Pride and Prejudice in tow. - Author: Melissa Keil
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#18. You may well warn me against such an evil. Human nature is so prone to fall into it! - Author: Jane Austen
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#19. She crossed her arms across her chest, and for a moment, Richard thought she looked a lot like her brother, only more like an adorable, angry kitten. - Author: KaraLynne Mackrory
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#20. Sex sells, even to smart, liberated women, and Mr. Darcy was the smart girl's pinup boy. - Author: Karen Doornebos
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#21. 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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#22. Peter was now standing very close - as if he wanted to comfort me - as if he knew how hurt I felt that Mrs Knowles had not asked me to play or to sing. And I did feel comforted. It was as if a tide of warmth was carrying me out of myself, inclining me to trust him and to conduct myself well. - Author: Jennifer Paynter
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#23. After being loomed over and pressed menacingly against a wall, George had, while looking into those bloodshot eyes, truly feared for his life. - Author: C.J. Hill
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#24. 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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#25. 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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#26. I've never read 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies,' although I certainly know what that is. And what I love about that concept is as much as it's a zombie story, it's also 'Pride and Prejudice.' - Author: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
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#27. Adieu to disappointment and spleen. What are men to rocks and mountains? - Author: Jane Austen
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#28. 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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#29. I never try to defend religion. Religion has spawned wars. Many so-called religious people have been characterized by prejudice, pride, and bickering ... I would call you to a simple faith in Jesus, who said, Love your neighbor as yourself. - Author: Billy Graham
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#30. 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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#31. 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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#32. She hardly knew how to suppose that she could be an object of admiration to so great a man. - Author: Jane Austen
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#33. 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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#34. 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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#35. Elizabeth had never been more at a loss to make her feelings appear what they were not. It was necessary to laugh, when she would rather have cried. - Author: Jane Austen
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#36. I should indefinitely prefer a book. - Author: Jane Austen
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#37. But your good opinion is rarely bestowed and therefore more worth the earning. - Author: Jane Austen
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#38. 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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#39. I hope I never ridicule what is wise or good. - Author: Jane Austen
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#40. I have the highest respect for your nerves, they are my old friends. - Author: Jane Austen
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#41. I am determined that nothing but the deepest love could ever induce me into matrimony. [Elizabeth] - Author: Jane Austen
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#42. If any young men come for Mary or Kitty, send them in, for I am quite as leisure. - Author: Jane Austen
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#43. Thank you Mr. Carroll. You will have to excuse my cousin; he seems to have lost his mind along with his manners. - Author: KaraLynne Mackrory
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#44. 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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#45. 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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#46. 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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#47. Mr. Darcy was in Pride and Prejudice and at first he was all snooty and huffy; then he fell in a lake and came out with his shirt all wet. And then we all loved him. In a swoony way. - Author: Louise Rennison
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#48. For whatever it is worth, I never believed Wickham's stories of maltreatment at your hands. Other than being a rather boring, disagreeable fellow, I did not think you so dishonorable that you would go against your father's wishes. - Author: KaraLynne Mackrory
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#49. I would love to do anything involving a good strong character, whether it's in film, TV or theatre. My dream role's already been taken by Keira Knightley in 'Pride and Prejudice.' Growing up, I really wanted to be Lizzie Bennett. - Author: Roxanne McKee
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#50. 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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#51. 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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#52. 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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#53. 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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#54. This made my father laugh. 'Mary made a cake, did she? Well, well. Better that than she should make a cake for herself, I suppose.'
Peter then burst out: 'Why must you always be making a game of Mary? 'Tis not fair; 'tis not sporting. - Author: Jennifer Paynter
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#55. 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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#56. I had never in all my life felt so elated. Peter cared for me! It was a miracle I longed to celebrate - to tell all Hertfordshire - and I had to hold my hand to my mouth against an involuntary smile. - Author: Jennifer Paynter
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#57. Can you put your hands on my crotch?"
"Why, hell no, I cannot." I didn't remember anything like this happening in Pride and Prejudice. - Author: Jennifer Echols
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#58. 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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#59. 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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#60. Hello, Mary.'
It was like hearing a note of divine calm after a dissonant passage of music. My confusion died away. - Author: Jennifer Paynter
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#61. 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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#62. There are few of us who are secure enough to be within love without proper encouragement - Charlotte Lucas - Author: Jane Austen
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#63. They parted at last with mutual civility, and possibly a mutual desire of never meeting again. - Author: Jane Austen
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#64. 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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#65. 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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#66. I've seen 'Pride and Prejudice' about 4,000 times. I'm not joking: I know every single line. - Author: Claire Foy
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#67. 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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#68. But if I were you, I would stand by the nephew. He has more to give. - Author: Jane Austen
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#69. 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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#70. My road thus far has not been an easy one, George, but it has been my own and I am proud of what I have accomplished. - Author: C.J. Hill
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#71. How earnestly did she then wish that her former opinions had been more reasonable, more moderate! - Author: Jane Austen
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#72. 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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#73. Never let yourself be swayed by emotions,' her mother had said. 'Emotions are fleeting. They come and go. But reality stays with you forever. - Author: Monica Fairview
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#74. 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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#75. 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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#76. 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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#77. 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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#78. 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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#79. But really, and upon my honour, I will try to do what I think to be wisest; and now, I hope you are satisfied. - Author: Jane Austen
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#80. When did all the men in her life become so addlepated over a few country misses? - Author: Sue Barr
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#81. 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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#82. She was convinced that she could have been happy with him, when it was no longer likely they should meet. - Author: Jane Austen
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#83. I remember in 'Pride and Prejudice' I had to do a scene where I broke down. And before we filmed I spent like three hours imagining my mum's funeral. Actually, she's very much alive, happy and healthy. It was really horrible. - Author: Carey Mulligan
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#84. Some people call him proud but I am sure I never saw anything of it. To my fancy, it is only because he does not rattle away like other young men. - Author: Jane Austen
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#85. 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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#86. 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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#87. 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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#88. Quite definitely a Bingley - Author: Lauren Willig
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#89. I have a screened in porch, and it's nice to curl up with a book outside when it's raining, especially an old battered classic like 'Pride & Prejudice & Zombies.' - Author: Amanda Hocking
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#90. 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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#91. When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but with creatures bristling with prejudice and motivated by pride and vanity. - Author: Dale Carnegie
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#92. In some ways, 'Mansfield Park' is 'Pride and Prejudice' turned inside out. - Author: Susanna Clarke
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#93. 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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#94. If you were to give me forty such men, I never could be so happy as you. Till I have your disposition, your goodness, I never can have your happiness. No, no, let me shift for myself; and, perhaps, if I have very good luck, I may meet with another Mr. Collins in time. - Author: Jane Austen
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#95. Obstinate, headstrong girl! - Author: Jane Austen
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#96. 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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#97. 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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#98. 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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#99. There is always a zone where somebody is nobody; there is always a zone where somebody is somebody and there is always a zone where nobody is nobody - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#100. 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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