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1. "I remain loyal to Bach, Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert in music and to Shakespeare and Jane Austen in literature."
Author: Anne Stevenson
2. "Let me hasten to add that I am not at all like Jane Eyre, who must have given hope to so many plain women who tell their stories in the first person, nor have I ever thought of myself as being like her."
Author: Barbara Pym
3. "He was drowning, he finally admitted. Drowning in the allure of Lady Jane Westbury."
Author: Charlotte Featherstone
4. "I'm named after Jane Austen's Emma, and I've always been able to relate to her. She's strong, confident but quite tactless."
Author: Emma Donoghue
5. "We asked Jane Fonda if she would like to meet American pilots in Hanoi, but she refused, she didn't want to."
Author: Hanoi Hannah
6. "Perhaps it's one of those cases of a microcosm giving you the whole world. Like a spode dinner plate. Or a single cell. Or, as daisy says, like a Jane Austen novel. When player and listener together know the route so well, the pleasure is in the deviation, the unexpected turn against the grain. To see a world in a grain of sand. So it is, Perowne tries to convince himself, with clipping an aneurysm: absorbing variation on an unchanging theme."
Author: Ian McEwan
7. "For example, when Seymour told one of the twins or Zooey or Franny or even Mme. Boo Boo (who was only two years younger than myself, and often entirely the Lady), to take off his or her galoshes on coming into the apartment, each and all of them knew he mostly meant that the floor would get tracked up if they didn't and that Bessie would have to get out the mop. When I told them to take off their galoshes, they knew I mostly meant that people who didn't were slobs. It was bound to make no small difference in the way they kidded or ragged us separately."
Author: J.D. Salinger
8. "He contrived that she should be seated by him; and was sufficiently employed in looking out the best baked apple for her, and trying to make her help or advise him in his work, till Jane Fairfax was quite ready to sit down to the pianoforte again. That she was not immediately ready, Emma did suspect to arise from the state of her nerves; she had not yet possessed the instrument long enough to touch it without emotion; she must reason herself into the power of performance; and Emma could not but pity such feelings, whatever their origin, and could not but resolve never to expose them to her neighbour again."
Author: Jane Austen
9. "It gave Jane a wicked sense of satisfaction that he'd noticed that aspect of her sister's personality, but she tried not to sound too arrogant. "Savannah doesn't worry about homework. Apparently they don't care about your GPA when you apply for beauty school.""Beauty school, huh? I would have thought she'd already graduated valedictorian from there."Jane blinked at him in frustration.Fairy's side note: Adults are constantly telling teen- agers that it's what's on the inside that matters. It's al- ways painful to find out that adults have lied to you.Hunter shrugged. "I guess I shouldn't have assumed you'd be like Savannah where math is concerned."Meaning: After all, you aren't pretty like she is."
Author: Janette Rallison
10. "Ruth puts in all the tiddley bits and the expression and doesn't mind how many wrong notes she strikes, but with Jane it is accuracy or nothing. I don't know which Chopin would have hated more," Eleanor said, folding bread and butter into a thickness that would match her appetite."
Author: Josephine Tey
11. "I've always loved books by the Bronte sisters. I love Jane Austen, too. I'm more influenced by people like her than by pop culture."
Author: Laura Marling
12. "...we may indeed assume, with a high degree of probability, that Jane Austen went commando."
Author: Margaret C. Sullivan
13. "When Jane and I spoke out, people thought, What ungrateful children those two kids are to be that nasty about their father."
Author: Peter Fonda

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