Notable Quotations from Pride and Prejudice


"The more I see of the world, the more am I dissatisfied with it" (Austen 104).
"I certainly have not the talent which some people possess [...] of conversing easily with those I have never seen before. I cannot catch their tone of conversation, or appear interested in their concerns, as I often see done" (Austen 135).
"A slovenly and neglected manner of Writing, is a disobliging mark of want of respect" (Blair).
Works Cited:
Austen, Jane. Pride and Prejudice. New York: Oxford University Press Inc., 2004.
Blair, Hugh. Lecture 37, Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, ii, 298-9.