"From sixteen to twenty, all women, kept in humor by their hopes and by their attractions, appear to be good-natured."
"A joke is a very serious thing."Samuel Richardson on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."Samuel Richardson on Mark Twain
"Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing."Samuel Richardson on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."Samuel Richardson on Mahatma Gandhi
"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road."Samuel Richardson on Henry Ward Beecher
"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."