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The Best Quotes From The 2020 Remake Of Emma By Jane Austen

Emma has been remade time and time again, but most recently in 2020. Here are my favorite quotes from Emma, the 2020 movie version.

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I had never seen Emma before (although Clueless is one of my favorite movies of all time), so I was intrigued by it right away. I love all of these quotes from the 2020 version of Emma. Not sure if any of them are in previous versions, or the book.

“I promise to make none for myself. But I must for other people. It’s the greatest amusement in the world.” – Emma

“I shall remember that next time you quarrel with me” – Knightley

“Her nephew is not a doctor.” – Knightley

“A farmer need none of my help and is therefore as much above my notice as he is below it.” – Emma

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“You must never flatter me in front of Mr. Knighley, he considers me vain enough already.” – Emma

“So Mr. Knightley tells me, and he finds fault in everything I do.” – Emma

“The words must be your own.” – Emma

“If a woman doubts if she should accept a man or not, she certainly aught to refuse him.” – Emma

“Better to be without sense at all than to misapply it as you do.” – Knightely

“I am done with matchmaking for the present. I want to keep Harriet for myself.” – Emma

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“As far as good intentions went, we were both in the right. I must admit I have not yet been proved wrong.” – Emma

“Husband…comport yourself.” – Isabel

“We do not often look upon fine young men.” – Emma

“Snow? Tonight?”

“I am ready to die if you refuse me.” – Elton

“Who can think of Ms. Smith when Ms. Woodhouse is near?” – Elton

“Mother, you MUST sample the tart.” – Miss Bates

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About Emma

Following the antics of a young woman, Emma Woodhouse, who lives in Georgian- and Regency-era England and occupies herself with matchmaking – in sometimes misguided, often meddlesome fashion- in the lives of her friends and family.

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