Samuel Richardson Quotes About Love

Quotes about: Love
  • Love will draw an elephant through a key-hole.

    Samuel Richardson (1784). “Clarissa: Or, the History of a Young Lady. Comprehending the Most Important Concerns of Private Life. ... By Mr. Samuel Richardson. In Eight Volumes”, p.1206
  • Women do not often fall in love with philosophers.

    Samuel Richardson (1755). “A collection of the moral and instructive sentiments, maxims, cautions, and reflexions, contained in the histories of Pamela, Clarissa, and Sir Charles Grandison: Digested under proper heads, with references to the volume, ...”, p.267
  • By my soul, I can neither eat, drink, nor sleep; nor, what's still worse, love any woman in the world but her.

    Samuel Richardson (1820). “Clarissa, Or, The History of a Young Lady: Comprehending the Most Important Concerns of Private Life : and Particularly Shewing the Distresses that May Attend the Misconduct Both of Parents and Children, in Relation to Marriage”, p.125
  • Platonic love is platonic nonsense.

    Samuel Richardson, Pamela ( (1801). “Pamela: or, Virtue rewarded [by S. Richardson]. [Another]”, p.200

Samuel Richardson

  • Born: August 19, 1689
  • Died: July 4, 1761
  • Occupation: Writer
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