Sir Richard Steele
Quotations


There are so few who can grow old with a good grace.

The marriage state, with and without the affection suitable to it, is the completest image of Heaven and Hell we are capable of receiving in this life.

There is no Pleasure like that of receiving Praise from the Praiseworthy.

No Woman of spirit thinks a Man hath any Respect for her 'till he hath played the Fool in her Service.

The insupportable labour of doing nothing.

It was very prettily said, that we may learn the little value of fortune by the persons on whom heaven is pleased to bestow it.

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.

A woman seldom writes her mind but in her postscript.

Every Man is the Maker of his own Fortune.



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