Caroline Bingley Quotes in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016)


Caroline Bingley Quotes:

  • Mr. Bingley: You prefer reading to cards?

    Elizabeth Bennet: I prefer a great many things to cards.

    Caroline Bingley: [In Japanese] One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.

    [Everyone laughs]

    Elizabeth Bennet: I don't speak Japanese.

    Caroline Bingley: No, of course. You didn't train in Japan. China, was it?

    Elizabeth Bennet: A Shaolin temple in Henan province. It was there that I learned to endure all manner of discomfort.

    Caroline Bingley: May I inquire as to the nature of this discomfort?

    Elizabeth Bennet: I'd much rather give you a demonstration.

  • Caroline Bingley: She is one of those young ladies who seeks to recommend herself by undervaluing her own sex.

  • Caroline Bingley: Miss Elizabeth, let us take a turn about the room.

    [Caroline takes Lizzy's arm in hers, and they walk gracefully in a circle around the room]

    Caroline Bingley: It's refreshing, is it not after sitting so long in one attitude?

    Elizabeth Bennet: And it is a small kind of accomplishment, I suppose.

    Caroline Bingley: Will you not join us, Mr. Darcy?

    Mr. Darcy: You can only have two motives, Caroline and I would interfere with either.

    Caroline Bingley: What can he mean?

    Elizabeth Bennet: Our surest way of disappointing him will be to ask him nothing about it.

    Caroline Bingley: But Do tell us, Mr. Darcy.

    Mr. Darcy: Either you are in each other's confidence and have secret affairs to discuss, or you are conscious that your figures appear to the greatest advantage by walking. If the first, I should get in your way. If the second, I can admire you much better from here.

  • Elizabeth Bennet: Are you too proud Mr. Darcy? And would you consider pride a fault or a virtue?

    Mr. Darcy: That I couldn't say.

    Elizabeth Bennet: Because we're doing our best to find a fault in you.

    Mr. Darcy: Maybe it's that I find it hard to forgive the follies and vices of others, or their offenses against me. My good opinion, once lost, is lost forever.

    Elizabeth Bennet: Oh, dear, I cannot tease you about that. What a shame, for I dearly love to laugh.

    Caroline Bingley: A family trait, I think.

  • Caroline Bingley: [Elizabeth enters the room, Darcy stands. Caroline is appalled] Good Lord, Miss Elizabeth. Did you walk here?

    Elizabeth Bennet: I did.

    [long pause]

    Elizabeth Bennet: I'm so sorry. How is my sister?

    Mr. Darcy: She's upstairs.

    Elizabeth Bennet: [another pause; she smiles and curtseys] Thank you.

    [she leaves the room]

    Caroline Bingley: My goodness, did you see her hem? Six inches deep in mud. She looked positively mediaeval.

  • Caroline Bingley: Charles. You cannot be serious.

  • Netherfield Butler: A Mrs. Bennet, a Miss Bennet, a Miss Bennet and a Miss Bennet, sir.

    Caroline Bingley: Oh for heaven's sake, are we to receive every Bennet in the country?

  • Caroline Bingley: I can't help thinking that at some point someone is going to produce a piglet and we'll all have to chase it.

  • Caroline Bingley: We are a long way from Grover's Square, are we not, Mr. Darcy?

  • Caroline Bingley: ...and her sisters Jane and Elizabeth were seen running down Market Street in an attempt to escape their disgrace. Isn't that exquisitely funny, Mr. Darcy?

    Mr. Darcy: Exquisitely. Just think how you would roar with laughter if it happened to yourself.

  • Caroline Bingley: [observing the Bennet family at the party at Netherfield] Entertaining the rustics is not as difficult as I feared. Any simple, childish game seems to amuse them excessively.

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