Richard Brinsley Sheridan Quotes

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He is indebted to his memory for his jests and to his imagination for his facts. -Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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Conscience has no more to do with gallantry than it has with politics. -Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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Pity those who nature abuses; never those who abuse nature. -Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed. -Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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There is not a passion so strongly rooted in the human heart as envy. -Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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There's no possibility of being witty without a little ill-nature; the malice of a good thing is the barb that makes it stick -Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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Be just before you are generous -Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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The number of those who undergo the fatigue of judging for themselves is very small indeed -Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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You write with ease to show your breeding, but easy writing's curst hard reading -Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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Modesty is a quality in a lover more praised by the women than liked. -Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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A practitioner in panegyric, or, to speak more plainly, a professor of the art of puffing. -Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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A man may think an untruth as well as speak one. -Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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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
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An oyster may be crossed in love. -Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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Where they do agree on the stage, their unanimity is wonderful. -Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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The number of those who undergo the fatigue of judging for themselves is very small indeed. -Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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You write with ease, to show your breeding, But easy writing's curst hard reading. -Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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The right honorable gentleman is indebted to his memory for his jests, and to his imagination for his facts. -Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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Never say more than is necessary. -Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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Certainly nothing is unnatural that is not physically impossible. -Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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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
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Tale-bearers are as bad as the tale-makers. -Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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Egad, I think the interpreter is the hardest to be understood of the two! -Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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I had rather follow you to your grave than see you owe your life to any but a regular - bred physician -Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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When of a gossiping circle it was asked,
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A life spent worthily should be measured by a nobler line,-by deeds, not years. -Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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Wine does but draw forth a man's natural qualities. -Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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The silver ore of pure charity is an expensive article in the catalogue of a man's good qualities. -Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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He is the very pineapple of politeness. -Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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A man may surely be allowed to take a glass of wine by his own fireside. -Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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Death's a debt; his mandamus binds all alike- no bail, no demurrer. -Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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Soft pity never leaves the gentle breast where love has been received a welcome guest. -Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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An apothecary should never be out of spirits. -Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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The quarrel is a very pretty quarrel as it stands - we should only spoil it by trying to explain it. -Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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You write with ease, to show your breeding, But easy writing's vile hard reading. -Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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The heart that is conscious of its own integrity is ever slow to credit another ´s treachery. -Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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