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Pride and Prejudice Character Quotes

Elizabeth Bennet Quotes

Elizabeth Bennet may not look much like Frodo Baggins, but a ring is central to her quest, too. Marriage is the key to happiness—or at least that's what she hears from nearly everyone around...

Mr. Darcy Quotes

(Click the character infographic to download.) A haughty landowner, Darcy doesn't see why he should bother with people who aren't as rich, educated, or sophisticated as he is. Still, the ladies lov...

Jane Bennet Quotes

(Click the character infographic to download.) The oldest Bennet sister is Elizabeth's best friend and hopelessly in love with Charles Bingley—although she'd never admit it. She's also almost pai...

Mr. Wickham Quotes

(Click the character infographic to download.) A seemingly perfect gentleman from a poor family, Wickham turns out to be the Bennet family's worst nightmare. (Although "Wickham" sounds so close to...

Charlotte Lucas Quotes

(Click the character infographic to download.)Charlotte is Elizabeth Bennet's best friend. She's introduced as a "sensible, intelligent young woman, about twenty-seven" (5.2). And right away, we fe...

Mr. Collins Quotes

(Click the character infographic to download.) The boorish, pompous, and ridiculous heir to the entailed Bennet estate, Mr. Collins is also a clergyman whose parish is in the estate of Lady Catheri...

Mr. Bennet Quotes

Pride and Prejudice is about nothing if it isn't about consequences. What do we mean? Well, think about the way romantic comedies work nowadays. Two people meet in a cute way, get separated by nons...

Mrs. Bennet Quotes

You think your mother's embarrassing? She's got nothing on Mrs. Bennet. Mrs. Bennet is a small-minded, vulgar woman with no tact—and we mean none. Mrs. Bennet is mainly comic relief, and is a pre...

Lady Catherine de Bourgh Quotes

Lady Catherine is a satire of a grande dame—a totally overbearing, domineering woman who has always gotten her own way and can't stand to have anyone disagree with her, like a less charming, earl...

Lydia Bennet Quotes

(Click the character infographic to download.) A boy-crazy, totally un-self-conscious teenager (she's 15 when the story begins), the youngest Bennet sister runs off with Mr. Wickham, who is later f...

Miss Caroline Bingley Quotes

(Click the character infographic to download.) Caroline has two modes. Mode one we'll call sucking-up-to-Darcy. She's totally hot for him, and he couldn't care less about her, so basically she just...

Mary Bennet and Kitty Bennet Quotes

Mary and Kitty are the other Bennet sisters, neither of whom are super-developed as characters. Honestly, it's probably for the best, since there are enough Bennets in this novel already.Mary is a...
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