We all know him to be a proud, unpleasant sort of man; but this would be nothing if you really liked him.

– Jane Austen

Pride and Prejudice, Chapter 59. Love wins over pride, Mr. Bennet concedes. Despite his misgivings about Darcy’s pride and unpleasantness, Mr. Bennet believes that Elizabeth really likes Darcy, so he agrees that she should follow her heart.