To what a bad choice is many a worthy woman betrayed, by that false and inconsiderate notion, That a reformed rake makes the best husband!
Quote by Samuel Richardson
Samuel Richardson Quotes
The first reading of a Will, where a person dies worth anything considerable, generally affords...
A widow's refusal of a lover is seldom so explicit as to exclude hope.
Nothing in human nature is so God-like as the disposition to do good to our...
Hope is the cordial that keeps life from stagnating.
Quantity in food is more to be regarded than quality. A full meal is a...
Would Alexander, madman as he was, have been so much a madman, had it not...
The life of a good man is a continual warfare with his passions.
A good man, though he will value his own countrymen, yet will think as highly...
Every scholar, I presume, is not, necessarily, a man of sense.
Women who have had no lovers, or having had one, two or three, have not...
Love is not a volunteer thing.
Handsome husbands often make a wife's heart ache.
All human excellence is but comparative. There may be persons who excel us, as much...
Tutors who make youth learned do not always make them virtuous.
Humility is a grace that shines in a high condition but cannot, equally, in a...
It is much easier to find fault with others, than to be faultless ourselves.
The difference in the education of men and women must give the former great advantages...
We are all very ready to believe what we like.
Every one, more or less, loves Power, yet those who most wish for it are...
Love gratified is love satisfied, and love satisfied is indifference begun.