There are many reasons to love Austen. This is one of them.
As tomorrow (8th March) is International Women’s Day, we’ve gathered together ten of our favourite quotations from women writers. Some are wise, some are witty, some weird; all are wonderful, in our opinion. And what unites them all is that they were uttered (or written) by some of the major female figures in literature. We’d be interested to hear your favourite quotations from women writers, in the comments below – which names/quotations have we missed off?
‘Going to the opera, like getting drunk, is a sin that carries its own punishment with it.’ – Hannah More
‘If only we’d stop trying to be happy we’d have a pretty good time.’ – Edith Wharton
‘There must be quite a few things a hot bath won’t cure, but I don’t know many of them.’ – Sylvia Plath
‘One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.’ – Jane…
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