Richard Brinsley Sheridan

1751 - 1816

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 on character

I leave my character behind me.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

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

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A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan on hope

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I ne'er could any lustre see In eyes that would not look on me; I ne'er saw nectar on a lip But where my own did hope to sip.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

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

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A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

Source: The Rivals

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A Quote by Richard Brinsley Sheridan on knowledge and libraries

A circulating library in a town is as an evergreen tree of diabolical knowledge.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)

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

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