Quotes: I Love You Because I Can't Control You
Henry Crawford: I never was so long in company with a girl in my life, trying to entertain her, and succeed so ill! Never met with a girl who looked so grave on me! I must try to get the better of this. Her looks say, "I will not like you, I am determined not to like you"; and I say she shall.
Foolish fellow! And so this is her attraction after all! This it is, her not caring about you...
"There is exquisite pleasure in subduing an insolent spirit, in making a person predetermined to dislike acknowledge one's superiority."
You are a hateful woman. You oppose me to the very end. But I'll forgive you... some things are beautiful because they cannot be obtained. And if that's the case... I guess it was inevitable that I'd lose to you. It's been fun, King of Knights.
"It was more fun for him to manipulate strong-willed people."