"A widow's refusal of a lover is seldom so explicit as to exclude hope."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Samuel Richardson on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Samuel Richardson on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Samuel Richardson on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Samuel Richardson on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Samuel Richardson on Dalai Lama
"The difference in the education of men and women must give the former great advantages over the latter, even where geniuses are equal."
"If the education and studies of children were suited to their inclinations and capacities, many would be made useful members of society that otherwise would make no figure in it."
"Quantity in food is more to be regarded than quality. A full meal is a great enemy both to study and industry."
"Marriage is the highest state of friendship. If happy, it lessens our cares by dividing them, at the same time that it doubles our pleasures by mutual participation."
"As a child is indulged or checked in its early follies, a ground is generally laid for the happiness or misery of the future man."