Richard Brinsley Sheridan

1751 - 1816

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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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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A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan on character and death

Here is the whole set! a character dead at every word.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

Source: School for Scandal. Act ii. Sc. 2.

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A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Here's to the maiden of bashful fifteen; Here's to the widow of fifty; Here's to the flaunting, extravagant queen; And here's to the housewife that's thrifty. Let the toast pass,- Drink to the lass, I'll warrant she'll prove an excuse for the glass.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

Source: The School for Scandal. Act iii. Sc. 3.

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A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Tale-bearers are as bad as tale-makers.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

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