Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Ireland

Quotes

11 November 2014
The Right Honourable gentleman is indebted to his memory for his jests, and to his imagination for his facts.
11 November 2014
My valour is certainly going, it is sneaking off! I feel it oozing out as it were, at the palms of my hands!
11 November 2014
Ay, ay, the best terms will grow obsolete: damns have had their day.
11 November 2014
An unforgiving eye, and a damned disinheriting countenance!
11 November 2014
When delicate and feeling souls are separated, there is not a feature in the sky, not a movement of the elements, not an aspiration of the breeze, but hints some cause for a lover's apprehension.
11 November 2014
Conscience has no more to do with gallantry than it has with politics.
11 November 2014
'Tis safest in matrimony to begin with a little aversion.
11 November 2014
Illiterate him, I say, quite from your memory.... There is nothing on earth so easy as to forget, if a person chooses to set about it. I'm sure I have as much forgot your poor, dear uncle, as if he had never existed—and I thought it my duty to do so.
11 November 2014
He is the very pineapple of politeness!
11 November 2014
There is nothing on earth so easy as to forget, if a person chooses to set about it. I'm sure I have as much forgot your poor, dear uncle, as if he had never existed; and I thought it my duty to do so.

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