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10 best jane austen quotes about friendship

Friendship Quotes from Emma

“Business, you know, may bring money, but friendship hardly ever does.” – Emma

Friendship Quotes from Northanger Abbey

“There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.” – Northanger Abbey

Jane Austen Quote about Friendship. Northanger Abbey.

“Friendship is really the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.” – Northanger Abbey

Friendship Quotes from Persuasion

“My idea of good company, Mr Elliot, is the company of clever, well-informed people, who have a great deal of conversation; that is what I call good company.” – Persuasion

“it was an impulse of pure, though unacknowledged friendship; it was a proof of his own warm and amiable heart, which she could not contemplate without emotions so compounded of pleasure and pain, that she knew not which prevailed.” – Persuasion

Friendship Quotes from Pride and Prejudice

“I often think,” she said, “that there is nothing so bad as parting with one’s friends. One seems to forlorn without them.” – Pride and Prejudice

“You mistake me, my dear. I have a high respect for your nerves. They are my old friends. I have heard you mention them with consideration these last twenty years at least.” – Pride and Prejudice

Friendship Quotes from Sense and Sensibility

“I am excessively fond of a cottage; there is always so much comfort, so much elegance about them. And I protest, if I had any money to spare, I should buy a little land and build one myself, within a short distance of London, where I might drive myself down at any time, and collect a few friends about me and be happy. I advise everybody who is going to build, to build a cottage.” – Sense and Sensibility

“But remember that the pain of parting from friends will be felt by everybody at times, whatever be their education or state.” – Sense and Sensibility

Jane Austen Quotes about Friendship

“I do not want people to be very agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them a great deal.” — Jane Austen (24 December 1798)

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