For the human mind is seldom at stay: If you do not grow better, you will most undoubtedly grow worse.
Quote by Samuel Richardson
Samuel Richardson Quotes
Sorrow makes an ugly face odious.
Parents sometimes make not those allowances for youth, which, when young, they wished to be...
The English, the plain English, of the politest address of a gentleman to a lady...
Great allowances ought to be made for the petulance of persons laboring under ill-health.
Tutors who make youth learned do not always make them virtuous.
Love before marriage is absolutely necessary.
Men will bear many things from a kept mistress, which they would not bear from...
Love is not a volunteer thing.
Let a man do what he will by a single woman, the world is encouragingly...
Marriage is the highest state of friendship. If happy, it lessens our cares by dividing...
Nothing dries sooner than tears.
A man may keep a woman, but not his estate.
Shame is a fitter and generally a more effectual punishment for a child than beating.
It may be very generous in one person to offer what it would be ungenerous...
A husband's mother and his wife had generally better be visitors than inmates.
A Stander-by is often a better judge of the game than those that play.
Handsome husbands often make a wife's heart ache.
Those who can least bear a jest upon themselves, will be most diverted with one...
Men generally are afraid of a wife who has more understanding than themselves.
If the education and studies of children were suited to their inclinations and capacities, many...