Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Conscience has no more to do with gallantry than it has with politics.More Richard Brinsley Sheridan [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
You know it is not my interest to pay the principal, or my principal to pay the interest.More Richard Brinsley Sheridan [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
My valor is certainly going, it is sneaking off! I feel it oozing out as it were, at the palms of my hands!More Richard Brinsley Sheridan [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When of a gossiping circle it was asked, What are they doing? The answer was, Swapping lies.More Richard Brinsley Sheridan [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
An unforgiving eye, and a damned disinheriting countenance!More Richard Brinsley Sheridan [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The surest way to fail is not to determine to succeed.More Richard Brinsley Sheridan [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Nay, but Jack, such eyes! such eyes! so innocently wild! so bashfully irresolute! Not a glance but speaks and kindles some thought of love! Then, Jack, her cheeks! her cheeks, Jack! so deeply blushing at the insinuations of her tell-tale eyes! Then, Jack, her lips! O, Jack, lips smiling at their own discretion! and, if not smiling, more sweetly pouting -- more lovely in sullenness! Then, Jack, her neck! O, Jack, Jack!More Richard Brinsley Sheridan [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Madam, a circulating library in a town is as an evergreen tree of diabolical knowledge; it blossoms through the year. And depend on it that they who are so fond of handling the leaves, will long for the fruit at last.More Richard Brinsley Sheridan [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The right honorable gentlemen is indebted to his memory for his jokes and his imagination for his facts.More Richard Brinsley Sheridan [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
He is indebted to his memory for his jests and to his imagination for his facts.More Richard Brinsley Sheridan [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
He is the very pineapple of politeness!More Richard Brinsley Sheridan [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Pity those who nature abuses; never those who abuse nature.More Richard Brinsley Sheridan [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Modesty is a quality in a lover more praised by the women than liked.More Richard Brinsley Sheridan [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Ay, ay, the best terms will grow obsolete: damns have had their day.More Richard Brinsley Sheridan [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More Richard Brinsley Sheridan [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Those that vow the most are the least sincere.More Richard Brinsley Sheridan [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More Richard Brinsley Sheridan [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
That old man dies prematurely whose memory records no benefits conferred. They only have lived long who have lived virtuously.More Richard Brinsley Sheridan [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Here, my dear Lucy, hide these books. Quick, quick! Fling Peregrine Pickle under the toilette --throw Roderick Random into the closet --put The Innocent Adultery into The Whole Duty of Man; thrust Lord Aimworth under the sofa! cram Ovid behind the bolster; there --put The Man of Feeling into your pocket. Now for them.More Richard Brinsley Sheridan [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Easy writings curse is hard reading.More Richard Brinsley Sheridan [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To smile at the jest which plants a thorn in another's breast is to become a principal in the mischief.More Richard Brinsley Sheridan [03/12/2018 02:03:32]

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