Without music, life would be a blank to me.
— Emma

To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love.
— Pride and Prejudice

...but for my own part, if a book is well written, I always find it too short.
— Catharine or the Bower

Fine dancing, I believe, like virtue, must be its own reward.
— Emma

I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! -- When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library
— Pride and Prejudice