Mr Knightley Quotes

Quotes tagged as "mr-knightley" (showing 1-13 of 13)
“Perhaps it is our imperfections that make us so perfect for one another!”
Douglas McGrath

Jane Austen
“Better be without sense than misapply it as you do. ”
Jane Austen, Emma

Jane Austen
“Badly done, Emma!”
Jane Austen, Emma

Jane Austen
“There is one thing, Emma, which a man can always do if he chooses, and that is his duty; not by manoeuvring and finessing, but by vigour and resolution. - Mr. Knightley”
Jane Austen, Emma

Jane Austen
“Whom are you going to dance with?' asked Mr. Knightley.
She hesitated a moment and then replied, 'With you, if you will ask me.'
Will you?' said he, offering his hand.
Indeed I will. You have shown that you can dance, and you know we are not really so much brother and sister as to make it at all improper.'
Brother and sister! no, indeed.”
Jane Austen

Jane Austen
“Marry me. Marry me, my wonderful, darling friend.”
Jane Austen

Jane Austen
“I don't approve of surprises. The pleasure is never enhanced and the inconvenience is considerable.”
Jane Austen, Emma

John Fowles
“I am Emma Woodhouse. I feel for her, of her and in her. I have a different sort of snobbism, but I understand her snobbism. Her priggishness. I admire it. I know she does wrong things, she tries to organize other people's lives, she can't see Mr Knightley is a man in a million. She's temporarily silly, yet all the time one knows she's basically intelligent. Creative, determined to set the highest standards. A real human being.”
John Fowles, The Collector

Jane Austen
“Vanity working on a weak head, produces every sort of mischief”
Jane Austen, Emma

Jane Austen
“God knows, I have been a very indifferent lover. But you understand me.”
Jane Austen, Emma

Sarah Holman
“If you are ever angry at him, threaten to do something to one of his books, as calling him Fred does nothing.”
Sarah Holman, Emmeline

Sarah Holman
“After all, she understood people so well, as well as Fredrick understood his library.”
Sarah Holman, Emmeline

Jane Austen
“A vaidade trabalhando em uma mente fraca produz muitos tipos de danos.”
Jane Austen, Emma - Jane Austen