The laws were not made so much for the direction of good men, as to circumscribe the bad.
Quote by Samuel Richardson
Samuel Richardson Quotes
Whenever we approve, we can find a hundred good reasons to justify our approbation. Whenever...
Women who have had no lovers, or having had one, two or three, have not...
Women are so much in love with compliments that rather than want them, they will...
A brother may not be a friend, but a friend will always be a brother.
A man may keep a woman, but not his estate.
Every scholar, I presume, is not, necessarily, a man of sense.
Calamity is the test of integrity.
Nothing dries sooner than tears.
The companion of an evening, and the companion for life, require very different qualifications.
Handsome husbands often make a wife's heart ache.
For the human mind is seldom at stay: If you do not grow better, you...
Love before marriage is absolutely necessary.
The pleasures of the mighty are obtained by the tears of the poor.
There would be no supporting life were we to feel quite as poignantly for others...
Sorrow makes an ugly face odious.
Would Alexander, madman as he was, have been so much a madman, had it not...
Smatterers in learning are the most opinionated.
Women are always most observed when they seem themselves least to observe, or to lay...
There are men who think themselves too wise to be religious.
The life of a good man is a continual warfare with his passions.