Richard Brinsley Sheridan

1751 - 1816

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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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 impossibility

Certainly nothing is unnatural that is not physically impossible.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

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

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A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan on conscience and politics

Conscience has no more to do with gallantry than it has with politics.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

Source: The Duenna. Act ii. Sc. 4.

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A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan on understanding

Egad, I think the interpreter is the hardest to be understood of the two!

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

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

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A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan on falsehood and heart

Had I a heart for falsehood framed, I ne'er could injure you.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

Source: The Duenna. Act i. Sc. 5.

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A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

He is the very pine-apple of politeness!

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

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

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