Richard Steele Quotes (168 quotes)
The Tatler (1794 edition)
“I look upon it as a Point of Morality, to be obliged by those who endeavour to oblige me.”
The Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esquire (1723 edition)
“It is an endless and frivolous Pursuit to act by any other Rule than the Care of satisfying our own Minds in what we do.”
The Spectator (1987 edition), Oxford University Press, USA
“It is to be noted that when any part of this paper appears dull there is a design in it.”
History, opinions, and lucubrations, of Isaac Bickerstaff, esq (1861 edition)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsRichard Steele
Died: September 1, 1729 (aged 57)
Bio: Sir Richard Steele was an Irish writer and politician, remembered as co-founder, with his friend Joseph Addison, of the magazine The Spectator.