Samuel Richardson Quotes

Most popular Samuel Richardson Quotes

Necessity may well be called the mother of invention—but calamity is the test of integrity.

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Romances in general are calculated rather to fire the imagination than to inform the judgment.


Oh!  What a Godlike Power is that of doing Good!  I envy the rich and the great for nothing else!

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Humility is a grace that shines in a high condition but cannot, equally, in a low one because a person in the latter is already, perhaps, too much humbled.

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Friendship is the perfection of love, and superior to love; it is love purified, exalted, proved by experience and a consent of minds. Love, Madam, may, and love does, often stop short of friendship.