If the education and studies of children were suited to their inclinations and capacities, many would be made useful members of society that otherwise would make no figure in it.
Quote by Samuel Richardson
Samuel Richardson Quotes
Love is not a volunteer thing.
People who act like angels ought to have angels to deal with.
Nothing in human nature is so God-like as the disposition to do good to our...
Handsome husbands often make a wife's heart ache.
It may be very generous in one person to offer what it would be ungenerous...
Women are always most observed when they seem themselves least to observe, or to lay...
Would Alexander, madman as he was, have been so much a madman, had it not...
Quantity in food is more to be regarded than quality. A full meal is a...
Hope is the cordial that keeps life from stagnating.
Those who have least to do are generally the most busy people in the world.
It is better to be thought perverse than insincere.
Those who can least bear a jest upon themselves, will be most diverted with one...
Love will draw an elephant through a key-hole.
There is a pride, a self-love, in human minds that will seldom be kept so...
What we want to tell, we wish our friend to have curiosity to hear.
People of little understanding are most apt to be angry when their sense is called...
The Cause of Women is generally the Cause of Virtue.
Tutors who make youth learned do not always make them virtuous.
Necessity may well be called the mother of invention but calamity is the test of...
There is but one pride pardonable; that of being above doing a base or dishonorable...