"Nothing in human nature is so God-like as the disposition to do good to our fellow-creatures."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Samuel Richardson on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."Samuel Richardson on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Samuel Richardson on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."Samuel Richardson on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."Samuel Richardson on Abraham Lincoln
"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."