Quotes by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Anglo-Irish dramatist

Alive from: 1751-1816

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    'Tis safest in matrimony to begin with a little aversion.
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    An unforgiving eye, and a damned disinheriting countenance!
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    Ay, ay, the best terms will grow obsolete: damns have had their day.
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    Conscience has no more to do with gallantry than it has with politics.
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    Easy writings curse is hard reading.
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    For if there is anything to one's praise, it is foolish vanity to be gratified at it, and if it is abuse - why one is always sure to hear of it from one damned good-natured friend or another!
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    He is indebted to his memory for his jests and to his imagination for his facts.
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    He is the very pineapple of politeness!
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    I open with a clock striking, to beget an awful attention in the audience - it also marks the time, which is four o clock in the morning, and saves a description of the rising sun, and a great deal about gilding the eastern hemisphere.
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    Madam, a circulating library in a town is as an evergreen tree of diabolical knowledge; it blossoms through the year. And depend on it that they who are so fond of handling the leaves, will long for the fruit at last.
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    Modesty is a quality in a lover more praised by the women than liked.
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    My valor is certainly going, it is sneaking off! I feel it oozing out as it were, at the palms of my hands!
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    Pity those who nature abuses; never those who abuse nature.
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    Remember that when you meet your antagonist, to do everything in a mild agreeable manner. Let your courage be keen, but, at the same time, as polished as your sword.
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    Take care; you know I am compliance itself, when I am not thwarted! No one more easily led, when I have my own way; but don't put me in a frenzy.
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