Austenland – Quotes
Mrs. Wattlesbrook : What separates the casual, Jane Austen fan from the aficionado? Is it the number of times she’s read her favorite novel? … The aficionado does so much more than read her novels and study her world from afar. A true aficionado [comes to Austenland].
Jane: This is a L.C. – a Life Changer. You get to have a real life experience and it ends with a real live ball.
Jane’s friend: Why don’t you save up for a real life changer?
Austenland representative: Come back without your friend and we’ll talk.
Jane: Do you really believe, Mr. Nobley, that you can understand the true worth of a person at one meeting?
Mr. Nobley: You mean to tell me that within one glance of meeting you have not already formed fast opinions of each person here?
Jane: It should be a shame if my first impression of you should not prove false.
Ms. Elizabeth Charming: People who hang themselves, they feel different in the morning. And then it’s too late. So feel better!
So, um…you, uh…hail form the former colonies?
I say, who needs the outside when you leaders are such a breath of fresh air?
Jane: I become a ninja whenever I am startled. My father would die in shame.
Mr. Nobley: And here I was thinking any dad would be honored to have a ninja for a daughter.
Ms. Charming: Why don’t you go for a Captain East? Look how hot he is and he is a soap star!
Jane: I’m single because apparently the only good men are fictional.
One of the men: Touché!
Ms. Charming: You know, I think being creative is a waste of time and money.
Mr. Nobley: You don’t annoy me. You make me nervous.
Jane: The house is amazing, but it’s kind of like a corset—it looks nice but it’s hard to breathe in.
Jane: You’re the resident Mr. Darcy, so you’re every girl’s fantasy.
Jane: Are they acting? I don’t know what’s real and what’s fantasy. What happens when the fantasy is over?
Mr. Nobley: Why are we running?
Jane: Because man and woman should never be alone unless they are in motion.
Mrs. Charming to Lady Amelia: You look so beautiful!!! Pirate-y…Ships ahoy!
Jane to Mr. Nobley: It doesn’t even matter than you weren’t real. YOU were perfect. Thank you.
Mr. Nobley: I saw you in the play. Neither one of us are capable of pretending.
Jane: You are a fantasy.
Mr. Nobley: Jane – have you ever stopped to consider that you may have this all backwards? You were my fantasy.