Men will bear many things from a kept mistress, which they would not bear from a wife.
Quote by Samuel Richardson
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Women are always most observed when they seem themselves least to observe, or to lay out for observation.
The Cause of Women is generally the Cause of Virtue.
Quantity in food is more to be regarded than quality. A full meal is a great enemy both to study and industry.
There is a pride, a self-love, in human minds that will seldom be kept so low as to make men and women humbler than they ought to be.
A widow's refusal of a lover is seldom so explicit as to exclude hope.
Women are so much in love with compliments that rather than want them, they will compliment one another, yet mean no more by it than the men do.
From sixteen to twenty, all women, kept in humor by their hopes and by their attractions, appear to be good-natured.
Where words are restrained, the eyes often talk a great deal.
The difference in the education of men and women must give the former great advantages over the latter, even where geniuses are equal.
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.
Great effort is required to arrest decay and restore vigor. One must exercise proper deliberation, plan carefully before making a move, and be alert in guarding against relapse following a renaissance.
There is no sin greater than ignorance.
Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future.
There is only one secure foundation: a genuine, deep relationship with Jesus Christ, which will carry you through any and all turmoil. No matter what storms are raging all around, you'll stand firm if you stand on His love.
The U.S. has since the end of World War II had an answer - we stand for free peoples and free markets, we are willing to support and defend them - we will sustain a balance of power that favors freedom.
Classical quotation is the parole of literary men all over the world.
Perhaps it is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to provisions against danger, real or pretended, from abroad.
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us, on this side of the grave.
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.