"Every one, more or less, loves Power, yet those who most wish for it are seldom the fittest to be trusted with it."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Samuel Richardson on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Samuel Richardson on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Samuel Richardson on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Samuel Richardson on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Samuel Richardson on Booker T. Washington
"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."