Prejudices in disfavor of a person fix deeper, and are much more difficult to be removed, than prejudices in favor.
Quote by Samuel Richardson
Samuel Richardson Quotes
Necessity may well be called the mother of invention but calamity is the test of...
All human excellence is but comparative. There may be persons who excel us, as much...
Vast is the field of Science. The more a man knows, the more he will...
A good man, though he will value his own countrymen, yet will think as highly...
The difference in the education of men and women must give the former great advantages...
Every scholar, I presume, is not, necessarily, a man of sense.
Love before marriage is absolutely necessary.
A man may keep a woman, but not his estate.
A widow's refusal of a lover is seldom so explicit as to exclude hope.
Handsome husbands often make a wife's heart ache.
The little words in the Republic of Letters, like the little folks in a nation,...
Love gratified is love satisfied, and love satisfied is indifference begun.
Humility is a grace that shines in a high condition but cannot, equally, in a...
The plays and sports of children are as salutary to them as labor and work...
Women do not often fall in love with philosophers.
A husband's mother and his wife had generally better be visitors than inmates.
Men generally are afraid of a wife who has more understanding than themselves.
What likelihood is there of corrupting a man who has no ambition?
It may be very generous in one person to offer what it would be ungenerous...
We are all very ready to believe what we like.