Calamity is the test of integrity.
Quote by Samuel Richardson
There are men who think themselves too wise to be religious.
Women do not often fall in love with philosophers.
Where words are restrained, the eyes often talk a great deal.
The companion of an evening, and the companion for life, require very different qualifications.
Vast is the field of Science. The more a man knows, the more he will...
We are all very ready to believe what we like.
Some children act as if they thought their parents had nothing to do, but to...
People who act like angels ought to have angels to deal with.
The laws were not made so much for the direction of good men, as to...
Women love to be called cruel, even when they are kindest.
If the education and studies of children were suited to their inclinations and capacities, many...
Shame is a fitter and generally a more effectual punishment for a child than beating.
Quantity in food is more to be regarded than quality. A full meal is a...
Necessity may well be called the mother of invention but calamity is the test of...
For the human mind is seldom at stay: If you do not grow better, you...
People of little understanding are most apt to be angry when their sense is called...
What likelihood is there of corrupting a man who has no ambition?
Women are so much in love with compliments that rather than want them, they will...
I don't take compliments so well. I always hang my head and shuffle and kind...
Contact with a high-minded woman is good for the life of any man