Richard Brinsley Sheridan

1751 - 1816

A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan on trying

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The quarrel is a very pretty quarrel as it stands; we should only spoil it by trying to explain it.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

Source: The Rivals. Act iv. Sc. 3.

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A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

The Spanish fleet thou canst not see, because-it is not yet in sight!

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

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

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A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

There 's nothing like being used to a thing.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

Source: The Rivals. Act v. Sc. 3.

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A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Too civil by half.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

Source: The Rivals. Act iii. Sc. 4.

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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 memory

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Illiterate him, I say, quite from your memory.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

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

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A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Inconsolable to the minuet in Ariadne.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

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

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A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

My valour is certainly going! it is sneaking off! I feel it oozing out, as it were, at the palm of my hands!

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

Source: The Rivals. Act v. Sc. 3.

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A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan on women

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No caparisons, miss, if you please. Caparisons don't become a young woman.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

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

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A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan on hope and scandal

No scandal about Queen Elizabeth, I hope?

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

Source: The Critic. Act ii. Sc. 1.

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