Samuel Richardson Quotes

Samuel Richardson Quotes: The difference in the education of men and women must give the former great advantages over the latter, even where geniuses are equal.
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Samuel Richardson Quote: There cannot be any great happiness in the married life except each in turn give up his or her own humors and lesser inclinations.
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Quotes about Samuel Richardson: The Nature of Familiar Letters, written, as it were, to the Moment, while the Heart is agitated by Hopes and Fears, on Events undecided, must plead an Excuse for the Bulk of a Collection of this Kind. Mere Facts and Characters might be comprised in a much smaller Compass: But, would they be equally interesting?
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Quote about Samuel Richardson: Tis a barbarous temper, and a sign of a very ill nature, to take delight in shocking any one: and, on the contrary, it is the mark of an amiable and a beneficent temper, to say all the kind things one can, without flattery or playing the hypocrite,--and what never fails of procuring the love and esteem of every one; which, next to doing good to a deserving object who wants it, is one of the greatest pleasures of this life.
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Samuel Richardson Sayings: Things we wish to be true are apt to gain too ready credit with us.
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Samuel Richardson Saying: Marriage is a state that is attended with so much care and trouble, that it is a kind of faulty indulgence and selfishness to livesingle, in order to avoid the difficulties it is attended with.
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Sayings about Samuel Richardson: Men and women are brothers and sisters; they are not of different species; and what need be obtained to know both, but to allow for different modes of education, for situation and constitution, or perhaps I should rather say, for habits, whether good or bad.
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Saying about Samuel Richardson: It is a happy art to know when one has said enough. I would leave my hearers wishing me to say more rather than give them cause toshow, by their inattention, that I had said too much.
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Samuel Richardson Quotes: The eye is the casement at which the heart generally looks out. Many a woman who will not show herself at the door, has tipt the sly, the intelligible wink from the window.
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Samuel Richardson Quote: An acquaintance with the muses, in the education of youth, contributes not a little to soften manners. It gives a delicate turn to the imagination and a polish to the mind.
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Quotes about Samuel Richardson: Women love those best (whether men, women, or children) who give them most pain.
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Quote about Samuel Richardson: I have my choice: who can wish for more? Free will enables us to do everything well while imposition makes a light burden heavy.
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Samuel Richardson Sayings: What a world is this! What is there in it desirable? The good we hope for so strangely mixed, that one knows not what to wish for!And one half of mankind tormenting the other, and being tormented themselves in tormenting!
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Samuel Richardson Saying: Why Do We Procrastinate? P - postponing life R - resisting change O - overly cautious C - contemplating course of action R - reasoning and justifying A - afraid of success S - summoning up some courage T - trouble moving forward I - inability to see the outcome N - not able to trust in your abilities to make decisions A - attempting to control the situation T - time to reflect on your motives E - erodes progress
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Sayings about Samuel Richardson: A beautiful woman must expect to be more accountable for her steps, than one less attractive.
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Saying about Samuel Richardson: The World is not enough used to this way of writing, to the moment. It knows not that in the minutiae lie often the unfoldings ofthe Story, as well as of the heart; and judges of an action undecided, as if it were absolutely decided.
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Samuel Richardson Quotes: If a woman knows a man to be a libertine, yet will, without scruple, give him her company, he will think half the ceremony between them is over; and will probably only want an opportunity to make her repent of her confidence in him.
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Samuel Richardson Quote: It may be very generous in one person to offer what it would be ungenerous in another to accept.
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