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Richard Brinsley Sheridan – 5 Quotes

 

5 Quotes by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

 

Remember that when you meet your antagonist, to do everything in a mild agreeable manner. Let your courage be keen, but, at the same time, as polished as your sword.

– Richard Brinsley Sheridan


He is indebted to his memory for his jests and to his imagination for his facts.

– Richard Brinsley Sheridan


I open with a clock striking, to beget an awful attention in the audience – it also marks the time, which is four o clock in the morning, and saves a description of the rising sun, and a great deal about gilding the eastern hemisphere.

– Richard Brinsley Sheridan


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

– Richard Brinsley Sheridan


To smile at the jest which plants a thorn in another’s breast is to become a principal in the mischief.

– Richard Brinsley Sheridan