“but for my own part, if a book is well written, I always find it too short.” – Jane Austen

Pride and Prejudice was published 200 years ago on this day. Congratulations Ms Austen. That’s a big one ๐Ÿ™‚

Couldn’t resist listing a few more – this is the woman who inspired me to write!

โ€œGive a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well, without further expense to anybody. โ€

โ€• Jane Austen

โ€œI always deserve the best treatment because I never put up with any other.โ€

โ€• Jane Austen, Emma

โ€œIt is only a novel… or, in short, only some work in which the greatest powers of the mind are displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of human nature, the happiest delineation of its varieties, the liveliest effusions of wit and humour, are conveyed to the world in the best-chosen languageโ€

โ€• Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

Nothing ever fatigues me, but doing what I do not like.โ€

โ€• Jane Austen

โ€œA woman, especially if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.โ€

โ€• Jane Austen

Love you Jane. RIP.

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