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Awesome Jane Austen Quotes Still Relevant Today

WOW! 92 links last week at our Friday Frivolity Party – you guys are rockstars! For our weekly host theme of favorite quotes this week, I decided to pick some quotes from one of my favorite authors, Jane Austen.

Quotes by Jane Austen that are as relevant today as they were 200 years ago.

 

There are plenty of great quips to choose from, but I decided to narrow it down to those that are still relevant today. Unlike the opening line of Pride and Prejudice which is arguably her most famous quote,

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.

 

Though I suppose the producers and fans of The Bachelor still buy into that arcane concept that a woman needs to marry for money and prestige…

 

Enough feminism for one day, on to the 200 year old insights that are good life lessons today.

Awesome Austen Quotes: Quotes by Jane Austen that are as relevant today as they were 200 years ago.
Sadly, we all know at least one person like this, don’t we?

 

Awesome Austen Quotes: Quotes by Jane Austen that are as relevant today as they were 200 years ago.
To thine own self be true, let your heart be your guide, listen to your conscience… all pretty much mean the same thing.

 

Awesome Austen Quotes: Quotes by Jane Austen that are as relevant today as they were 200 years ago.
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if some of our politicians and business executives would do the right thing as soon as there is a problem instead of trying to cover it up first and acting only when pressured to do so?

 

Awesome Austen Quotes: Quotes by Jane Austen that are as relevant today as they were 200 years ago.
“My diet” is perfect and everyone should adopt it or you are poisoning your body and here are 20 studies to prove I am right and any study that says it isn’t perfect is WRONG! (substitute politician, supplement, tv show, etc. and the story is pretty much the same).

 

Awesome Austen Quotes: Quotes by Jane Austen that are as relevant today as they were 200 years ago.
Guilty! I am always so busy, but how many of those things on my list are actually nothing?

 

Awesome Austen Quotes: Quotes by Jane Austen that are as relevant today as they were 200 years ago.
Great reminder for me. I shouldn’t complain anyway, because I have a great life. I shudder at the thought of anyone “pitying” me.
Now on to the link-up! ๐Ÿ˜€


Friday Frivolity Superbowl / Football Memes Edition! (Sort of, Not Really... ;P) Plus the Friday Frivolity LINKY PARTY - the blog link-up for all things Fun, Funny, Happy, and Hopeful!


Friday Frivolity Superbowl / Football Memes Edition! (Sort of, Not Really... ;P) Plus the Friday Frivolity LINKY PARTY - the blog link-up for all things Fun, Funny, Happy, and Hopeful!

The Hosts:

 

Host, Audrey, Friday Frivolity Superbowl / Football Memes Edition! (Sort of, Not Really... ;P) Plus the Friday Frivolity LINKY PARTY - the blog link-up for all things Fun, Funny, Happy, and Hopeful!
Audrey is a wonderfully eclectic blogger, who not only can cook up a storm over on That Recipe, but also writes at Munofore – “MUsings NOt FOod RElated.” Munofore touches on humor, parenting, crafting, holiday ideas, tutorials, and more! She shows off her new Mixed Media Wall Art she made for under $25.




Friday Frivolity Host Sarah Eliza from Devastate Boredom

 

 


Sarah Eliza is on a mission to Devastate Boredom by living a life full of all of her favorite things… friendship and connection, laughter, books and music, furbaby love, minimalism, wellness pursuits, Paleo-ish cooking, and on and on! If you shop online, you will want to check out her article on Groupon coupons.

 

 

Host, Lisa, Friday Frivolity Superbowl / Football Memes Edition! (Sort of, Not Really... ;P) Plus the Friday Frivolity LINKY PARTY - the blog link-up for all things Fun, Funny, Happy, and Hopeful!
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Lisa is an awesomely hilarious and authentic writer who marches to her own drum on her blog Syncopated Mama, providing an “un-labelly spot” for all the happily off-beat folks out there who have been wishing to find kindred spirits. She shares her adventures building a natural home, teaching her adorbs daughter, establishing and refining positive communication skills, camping, creating, cooking, and so much more! She has an adorable free printable for the children’s book Five Little Monkeys.



Jessica is an amazingly funny and smart blogger from Wales who writes at Babi a Fi on a whole range of topics — from entertaining vintage nostalgia, to technology tutorials, to book reviews, to raising her adorable munchkin, and so much more! She has a great post on 10 Things Every Blogger Should Know About LinkedIn.




Calling all bloggers looking for an upbeat and supportive group of pals to join in hosting the weekly #FridayFrivolity par-tay! We are hoping to add to our ranks of dedicated hosts and co-hosts, and would love for you to consider joining the fun! Co-Hosts are welcome on a temporary basis (usually a month), while Hosts make a more ongoing commitment. ๐Ÿ™‚ Swing by here to express interest and ask any questions!




Featured Post from Last Week:

In a fun twist, since we now have four hosts we will also have FOUR FEATURES…. but you will have to go check out the other three blogs to see if you were featured there! ๐Ÿ˜‰

Chocolate Chip Cookie Smores from Fun Money Mom

My featured post is these Amazingly Good Chocolate Chip Cookie S’mores from Fun Money Mom. Excuse me while I wipe the drool off my keyboard…

Now time for the new stuff!

This a link-up for all things funny, fun, encouraging, hopeful, and happy. That includes free printables, giveaways, and other fun stuff to make us SMILE and start the weekend off on the right foot.

If you’re here in search of fun and uplifting reading materials, skip the rules and just start clickin’!

Bloggy buddies, thanks for coming to par-tay!

You are welcome to link up to 3 posts, and old posts are always welcome!


There are three rules only:

 

 


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10 thoughts on “Awesome Jane Austen Quotes Still Relevant Today”

  1. Thank you so much for featuring my Chocolate Chip Cookie S’mores this week! I have to admit, I was drooling too when I was taking my pictures and wasn’t able to eat them yet…LOL! I hope you have a wonderful Memorial Day weekend! xoxo

  2. I love Jane Austen (just watched Jane Eyre last weekend!) and these quotes are all so true – I tend to agree with you about the last one especially after listening to a friend who complains about the same stuff over and over and over……. Pity is not pretty and wears thin after awhile!

  3. Hi Audrey! Congratulations you are in my top two picks for Over the Moon this week. I just love Jane Austin so thank you for all these beautiful quotes.

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