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Austenland Quotes

16 of the best book quotes from Austenland
  1. #1
    “I’ve only been half myself lately, and I thought coming here would let me work this part out of me so I could be me again.”
    author
    Shannon Hale
    book
    Austenland
    character
    Jane
    concept
    Identity
  2. #2
    “It’s only natural to confuse truth and fantasy as they play parts in a theatrical.”
    author
    Shannon Hale
    book
    Austenland
    character
    Jane
    concept
    Reality
  3. #3
    “Doing next to nothing all day was taking its toll.”
    author
    Shannon Hale
    book
    Austenland
    character
    Jane
    concept
    Feeling Bored
  4. #4
    “Maybe I really don’t want this, she thought. This is summer camp. This is a novel. This isn’t home. I need something real.”
    author
    Shannon Hale
    book
    Austenland
    character
    Jane
    concept
    Reality
  5. #5
    “Movie actors fall in love with each other on the set all the time. Is it so outlandish to suppose it might happen to me?”
    author
    Shannon Hale
    book
    Austenland
    character
    Jane
    concept
    love
  6. #6
    “On meeting, a gentleman is presented to the lady first because it is considered an honor for him to meet her.”
  7. #7
    “Seriously, a thirty-something woman shouldn’t be daydreaming about a fictional character in a two-hundred-year-old world to the point where it interfered with her very real and much more important life and relationships. Of course she shouldn’t.”
  8. #8
    “In Austen’s world there was no such thing as a fling. Every romance was intended to lead to marriage.”
  1. #9
    “I don’t know how to have a fling. I’m throwing myself at your feet because I’m hoping for a shot at forever. You don’t have to say anything now, no promises required.”
  2. #10
    “It’s also the most perfect romance in all of literature and nothing in my life can ever measure up, so I spend my life limping in its shadow.”
  3. #11
    “She felt as though she belonged inside the aloneness. “I’ve never felt at home with myself.”
  4. #12
    “He makes me feel like the most beautiful woman in the world, every day of my life.”
  5. #13
    “I cherish you more than farms love rain, than night loves the moon, and so on...”
  6. #14
    “Each time the men in your life disappoint, you let Mr. Darcy in a little bit more.”
    author
    Shannon Hale
    book
    Austenland
    character
    Jane
    concepts
    menRomance
  7. #15
    “Who wanted to reassure her? Mr. Nobley or the actual man, Actor X?”
  8. #16
    “You are aware that at this time a lady of thirty-three would be an affirmed spinster and considered unmarriageable.”

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