Quotes by Samuel Richardson

"I know not my own heart if it be not absolutely free."
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"Tired of myself longing for what I have not"
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"Be sure don't let people's telling you, you are pretty, puff you up; for you did not make yourself, and so can have no praise due to you for it. It is virtue and goodness only, that make the true beauty."
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"People of little understanding are most apt to be angry when their sense is called into question."
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"By my soul, I can neither eat, drink, nor sleep; nor, what's still worse, love any woman in the world but her."
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Books by Samuel Richardson

  • Aesop's Fables
  • 118,741 ratings
  • June 1st 1975 by Garland Pub

    (first published -560)

Samuel Richardson
  • Samuel Richardson

  • Date of birth: August 19, 1689
  • Died: July 04, 1761
  • Born: in Mackworth, Derbyshire, England, The United Kingdom.

  • Description: Samuel Richardson was a major English 18th century writer best known for his three epistolary novels: Pamela: Or, Virtue Rewarded (1740), Clarissa: Or the History of a Young Lady (1748) and Sir Charles Grandison (1753).Richardson had been an established printer and publisher for most of his life when, at the age of 51, he wrote his first novel and immediately became one of the most popular and admired writers of his time.

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