Humility is a grace that shines in a high condition but cannot, equally, in a low one because a person in the latter is already, perhaps, too much humbled.
More Samuel Richardson Quotes
- Nothing dries sooner than tears.
- The World, thinking itself affronted by superior merit, takes delight to bring it down to its own level.
- Women do not often fall in love with philosophers.
- There are men who think themselves too wise to be religious.
- Those we dislike can do nothing to please us.
- Smatterers in learning are the most opinionated.
- The laws were not made so much for the direction of good men, as to circumscribe the bad.
- Great allowances ought to be made for the petulance of persons laboring under ill-health.
- The companion of an evening, and the companion for life, require very different qualifications.