"Where words are restrained, the eyes often talk a great deal."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Samuel Richardson on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Samuel Richardson on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Samuel Richardson on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Samuel Richardson on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Samuel Richardson on Winston Churchill
"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."