Richard Brinsley Sheridan

1751 - 1816

A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan on judge youself and you are your own judge

The number of those who undergo the fatigue of judging for themselves is very small indeed.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

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A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

You shall see them on a beautiful quarto page, where a neat rivulet of text shall meander through a meadow of margin.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

Source: School for Scandal. Act i. Sc. 1.

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A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan on reading and writing

You write with ease to show your breeding, But easy writing 's curst hard reading.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

Source: Clio's Protest. Life of Sheridan (Moore). Vol. i. p. 155.

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A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan on anticipation, future, mind, past, and people

We will not anticipate the past; so mind, young people,-our retrospection will be all to the future.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

Source: The Rivals. Act iv. Sc. 2.

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A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan on agreement

Where they do agree on the stage, their unanimity is wonderful.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

Source: The Critic. Act ii. Sc. 2.

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A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

While his off-heel, insidiously aside, Provokes the caper which he seems to chide.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

Source: Pizarro. The Prologue.

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A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

You are not like Cerberus, three gentlemen at once, are you?

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

Source: The Rivals. Act iv. Sc. 2.

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A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan on enemies

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You 're our enemy; lead the way, and we 'll precede.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

Source: The Rivals. Act v. Sc. 1.

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A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Such protection as vultures give to lambs.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

Source: Pizarro. Act ii. Sc. 2.

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A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

'T is safest in matrimony to begin with a little aversion.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

Source: The Rivals. Act i. Sc. 2.

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