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Austenland Quotes

16 of the best book quotes from Austenland
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“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.”
Shannon Hale
author
Austenland
book
Jane
character
identity
concept
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“It’s only natural to confuse truth and fantasy as they play parts in a theatrical.”
Jane
character
reality
concept
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“Doing next to nothing all day was taking its toll.”
Jane
character
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“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.”
Jane
character
reality
concept
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“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?”
Jane
character
love
concept
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“On meeting, a gentleman is presented to the lady first because it is considered an honor for him to meet her.”
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“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.”
Jane
character
daydreams
fantasies
concepts
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“In Austen’s world there was no such thing as a fling. Every romance was intended to lead to marriage.”
Jane
character
marriage
romance
concepts
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“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.”
Jane
Henry Nobley
characters
love
forever
concepts
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“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.”
Jane
character
love
dreams
romance
concepts
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“She felt as though she belonged inside the aloneness. “I’ve never felt at home with myself.”
Jane
character
alone
self-worth
concepts
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“He makes me feel like the most beautiful woman in the world, every day of my life.”
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“I cherish you more than farms love rain, than night loves the moon, and so on...”
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“Each time the men in your life disappoint, you let Mr. Darcy in a little bit more.”
Jane
character
men
romance
concepts
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“Who wanted to reassure her? Mr. Nobley or the actual man, Actor X?”
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“You are aware that at this time a lady of thirty-three would be an affirmed spinster and considered unmarriageable.”

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