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Quotes by Samuel Richardson on integrity, wish, happiness, mother, choices, fear, enemy, power, wife, etc.

19 Thought-Provoking Quotes By Samuel Richardson

Famous As: Writer, Novelist
Born On: August 19, 1689
Died On: July 4, 1761
Born In: Mackworth
Died At Age: 71

Samuel Richardson was a celebrated English printer and writer. He is known for three epistolary novels, ‘The History of Sir Charles Grandison,’ ‘Pamela; or Virtue Rewarded,’ and ‘Clarissa: Or The History of a Young Lady.’ He was a publisher and printer for most of his life and is accredited with printing over five hundred works, including magazines and journals. He was also known for working with the famous London bookseller Andrew Millar. We have curated some interesting and insightful quotes by Samuel Richardson, which have been excerpted from his novels, books, supplements and letters. Take a look at quotes by Samuel Richardson on calamity, wish, happiness, blessing, mother, man, thinking, choices, punishment, modern, bachelors, hate, fear, advice, parents, enemy, quality, wife, power, cruel, etc.

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I know not my own heart if it be not absolutely free.

Samuel Richardson

Tired of myself longing for what I have not

Samuel Richardson

People of little understanding are most apt to be angry when their sense is called into question.

Samuel Richardson

Be sure don't let people's telling you, you are pretty, puff you up; for you did not make yourself, and so can have no praise due to you for it. It is virtue and goodness only, that make the true beauty.

Samuel Richardson

By my soul, I can neither eat, drink, nor sleep; nor, what's still worse, love any woman in the world but her.

Samuel Richardson

My heart and my hand shall never be separated.

Samuel Richardson

I will be a Friend to you, and you shall take care of my Linen

Samuel Richardson

...for my master, bad as I have thought him, is not half so bad as this woman.--To be sure she must be an atheist!

Samuel Richardson

For love must be a very foolish thing to look back upon, when it has brought persons born to affluence into indigence, and laid a generous mind under obligation and dependence.

Samuel Richardson

O how can wicked men seem so steady and untouched with such black hearts, while poor innocents stand like malefactors before them!

Samuel Richardson

Well, my story, surely, would furnish out a surprising kind of novel, if it were to be well told.

Samuel Richardson

But these great minds cannot avoid doing extraordinary things!

Samuel Richardson

For God's sake *what*, sir? How can God's sake and your sake, I pray you, be the same?" ~Clarissa Harlowe~

Samuel Richardson

But these great minds cannot avois doing extraordinary things!

Samuel Richardson

Handsome husbands often make a wife's heart ache.

Samuel Richardson

Love gratified is love satisfied, and love satisfied is indifference begun

Samuel Richardson

This, I suppose, makes me such a sauce-box, and bold-face, and a creature, and all because I won't be a sauce-box and bold-face indeed.

Samuel Richardson

To be courted as princesses for a few weeks, in order to be treated as slaves for the rest of our lives.

Samuel Richardson