摘自：《傲慢与偏见》 — 〔英〕简·奥斯丁(Jane Austen)
A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us.
We can all begin freely - a slight preference is natural enough, but here are very few of us who have heart enough to be really in love without encouragement. In nine cases out of ten, a woman had better show more affection than she feels. Bingley likes your sister undoubtedly; but he may never do more than like her, if she does not help him on.
If my vanity had taken a musical turn, you would have been invaluable, ...
Keep your breath to cool your porridge