O! what a Godlike Power is that of doing Good! I envy the Rich and the Great for nothing else!
Quote by Samuel Richardson
Samuel Richardson Quotes
We are all very ready to believe what we like.
The companion of an evening, and the companion for life, require very different qualifications.
Those who will bear much, shall have much to bear.
The pleasures of the mighty are obtained by the tears of the poor.
Men generally are afraid of a wife who has more understanding than themselves.
It is better to be thought perverse than insincere.
Marriage is the highest state of friendship. If happy, it lessens our cares by dividing...
The life of a good man is a continual warfare with his passions.
A widow's refusal of a lover is seldom so explicit as to exclude hope.
The little words in the Republic of Letters, like the little folks in a nation,...
A husband's mother and his wife had generally better be visitors than inmates.
Marry first, and love will come after is a shocking assertion; since a thousand things...
Love gratified is love satisfied, and love satisfied is indifference begun.
There is a pride, a self-love, in human minds that will seldom be kept so...
Great allowances ought to be made for the petulance of persons laboring under ill-health.
Love is not a volunteer thing.
Prejudices in disfavor of a person fix deeper, and are much more difficult to be...
As a child is indulged or checked in its early follies, a ground is generally...
Honeymoon lasts not nowadays above a fortnight.
Men will bear many things from a kept mistress, which they would not bear from...