Jane Austen quote about stupidity from Emma (1815) - I do not know whether it ought to be so, but certainly silly things do cease to be silly if they are done by sensible people in an impudent way.
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I do not know whether it ought to be so, but certainly silly things do cease to be silly if they are done by sensible people in an impudent way.

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Jane Austen quote about stupidity from Emma (1815) - I do not know whether it ought to be so, but certainly silly things do cease to be silly if they are done by sensible people in an impudent way.
Jane Austen quote about stupidity from Emma (1815) - I do not know whether it ought to be so, but certainly silly things do cease to be silly if they are done by sensible people in an impudent way.
Jane Austen quote about stupidity from Emma (1815) - I do not know whether it ought to be so, but certainly silly things do cease to be silly if they are done by sensible people in an impudent way.
Jane Austen quote about stupidity from Emma (1815) - I do not know whether it ought to be so, but certainly silly things do cease to be silly if they are done by sensible people in an impudent way.