Posts Tagged 'people'

Among Others by Jo Walton – II

What I mean is, when I look at other people, other girls in school, and see what they like and what they’re happy with and what they want, I don’t feel as if I’m part of their species. And sometimes–sometimes I don’t care.

 

Walton, Jo. Among Others. New York: Tor, 2011.

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Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen

There are few people whom I really love, and still fewer of whom I think well. The more I see of the world, the more am I dissatisfied with it; and every day confirms my belief of the inconsistency of all human characters, and of the little dependence that can be placed on the appearance of merit or sense.

Austen, Jane, and Donald J. Gray. “Chapter 24.” Pride and Prejudice: An Authoritative Text, Backgrounds and Sources, Criticism. New York: Norton, 2001.