Colonel Brandon: She is wholly unspoilt.
Elinor Dashwood: Rather too unspoilt, in my view. The sooner she becomes acquainted with the ways of the world, the better.
Colonel Brandon: I knew a lady very like your sister - the same impulsive sweetness of temper - who was forced into, as you put it, a better acquaintance with the world. The result was only ruination and despair. Do not desire it, Miss Dashwood.


Unrated

FREE Movie Newsletter

Movie:
Sense and Sensibility
Genre:
Comedy
Character:
Elinor Dashwood
Related Quotes:
Sense and Sensibility Quotes, Comedy Quotes, Elinor Dashwood Quotes
Added:

Sense and Sensibility Quotes

Mrs. Dashwood: Why so grave? You disapprove her choice?
Marianne: By no means. Edward is very amiable.
Mrs. Dashwood: Amiable? But?
Marianne: There is something wanting. He's too sedate. His reading last night...
Mrs. Dashwood: Elinor has not your feelings. His reserve suits her.

I am the soul of discretion.

Fanny