” A man may keep a woman, but not his estate. “


” Marry first, and love will come after is a shocking assertion, since a thousand things may happen to make the state but barely tolerable, when it is entered into with mutual affection. “


” All human excellence is but comparative. There may be persons who excel us, as much as we fancy we excel the meanest. “


” Necessity may well be called the mother of invention but calamity is the test of integrity. “



All 4 Samuel Richardson Quotes about May in picture


A man may keep a woman, but not his estate.
Marry first, and love will come after is a shocking assertion, since a thousand things may happen to make the state but barely tolerable, when it is entered into with mutual affection.
All human excellence is but comparative. There may be persons who excel us, as much as we fancy we excel the meanest.
Necessity may well be called the mother of invention but calamity is the test of integrity.

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