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Letter "R" » Richard Brinsley Sheridan Quotes
«I mean, the question actors most often get asked is how they can bear saying the same things over and over again, night after night, but God knows the answer to that is, don't we all anyway; might as well get paid for it.»
«Won't you come into the garden? I would like my roses to see you»
«There is not a passion so strongly rooted in the human heart as envy.»
«Modesty is a quality in a lover more praised by the women than liked.»
«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»
«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.»
Author: Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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«That old man dies prematurely whose memory records no benefits conferred. They only have lived long who have lived virtuously.»
«Do thou snatch treasures from my lips, and I'll take kingdoms back from thine»
«Take care; you know I am compliance itself, when I am not thwarted! No one more easily led, when I have my own way; but don't put me in a frenzy.»
«You know it is not in my Interest to pay the Principal; nor is it my Principal to pay the Interest»