Richard Brinsley Sheridan

1751 - 1816

A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan on niceness and world

If I reprehend anything in this world, it is the use of my oracular tongue, and a nice derangement of epitaphs!

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

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

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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

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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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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