Richard Brinsley Sheridan Quotes

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Born: October 30, 1751, Dublin, Ireland
Birth Country: Ireland
Died: London, England, UK, July 7, 1816
Occupation: Author

1.
Conscience has no more to do with gallantry than it has with politics.
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan

2.
He is indebted to his memory for his jests and to his imagination for his facts.
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan

3.
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

4.
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

5.
To smile at the jest which plants a thorn in another's breast is to become a principal in the mischief.
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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