It may be very generous in one person to offer what it would be ungenerous in another to accept.
Quote by Samuel Richardson
Samuel Richardson Quotes
Men generally are afraid of a wife who has more understanding than themselves.
There is but one pride pardonable; that of being above doing a base or dishonorable...
Prejudices in disfavor of a person fix deeper, and are much more difficult to be...
Women who have had no lovers, or having had one, two or three, have not...
As a child is indulged or checked in its early follies, a ground is generally...
Women are always most observed when they seem themselves least to observe, or to lay...
What likelihood is there of corrupting a man who has no ambition?
The companion of an evening, and the companion for life, require very different qualifications.
From sixteen to twenty, all women, kept in humor by their hopes and by their...
Sorrow makes an ugly face odious.
Marry first, and love will come after is a shocking assertion; since a thousand things...
The life of a good man is a continual warfare with his passions.
Women do not often fall in love with philosophers.
The laws were not made so much for the direction of good men, as to...
There are men who think themselves too wise to be religious.
Shame is a fitter and generally a more effectual punishment for a child than beating.
Handsome husbands often make a wife's heart ache.
There hardly can be a greater difference between any two men, than there too often...
To be a clergyman, and all that is compassionate and virtuous, ought to be the...
A Stander-by is often a better judge of the game than those that play.