The little words in the Republic of Letters, like the little folks in a nation, are the most useful and significant.
Quote by Samuel Richardson
Samuel Richardson Quotes
There hardly can be a greater difference between any two men, than there too often...
Sorrow makes an ugly face odious.
The Cause of Women is generally the Cause of Virtue.
There is a pride, a self-love, in human minds that will seldom be kept so...
As a child is indulged or checked in its early follies, a ground is generally...
If the education and studies of children were suited to their inclinations and capacities, many...
Handsome husbands often make a wife's heart ache.
A Stander-by is often a better judge of the game than those that play.
Parents sometimes make not those allowances for youth, which, when young, they wished to be...
It is better to be thought perverse than insincere.
A widow's refusal of a lover is seldom so explicit as to exclude hope.
The companion of an evening, and the companion for life, require very different qualifications.
Great allowances ought to be made for the petulance of persons laboring under ill-health.
Humility is a grace that shines in a high condition but cannot, equally, in a...
It may be very generous in one person to offer what it would be ungenerous...
The mind can be but full. It will be as much filled with a small...
A man may keep a woman, but not his estate.
The first reading of a Will, where a person dies worth anything considerable, generally affords...
The life of a good man is a continual warfare with his passions.
Where words are restrained, the eyes often talk a great deal.