Richard Brinsley Sheridan

1751 - 1816

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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A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan on acquaintance, ancestry, good, kindness, and people

Our ancestors are very good kind of folks; but they are the last people I should choose to have a visiting acquaintance with.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

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

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A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan on art, inventions, necessity, and parenthood

Sheer necessity,-the proper parent of an art so nearly allied to invention.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

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

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A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan on children

Steal! to be sure they may; and, egad, serve your best thoughts as gypsies do stolen children,-disfigure them to make 'em pass for their own.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

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

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A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan on learning

A progeny of learning.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

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

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A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan on love

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An oyster may be crossed in love.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

Source: he Critic. Act iii. Sc. 1.

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A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

An unforgiving eye, and a damned disinheriting countenance.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

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

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A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

As headstrong as an allegory on the banks of the Nile.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

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

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A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan on purpose

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As there are three of us come on purpose for the game, you won't be so cantankerous as to spoil the party by sitting out.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

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

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