"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."
"Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend - or a meaningful day."Richard Brinsley Sheridan on Dalai Lama
"When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love."Richard Brinsley Sheridan on Marcus Aurelius
"Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening."Richard Brinsley Sheridan on Mahatma Gandhi
"If it's your job to eat a frog, it's best to do it first thing in the morning. And If it's your job to eat two frogs, it's best to eat the biggest one first."Richard Brinsley Sheridan on Mark Twain
"Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain... To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices - today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it."Richard Brinsley Sheridan on Kevyn Aucoin
"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."
"He is indebted to his memory for his jests and to his imagination for his facts."
"Conscience has no more to do with gallantry than it has with politics."
"To smile at the jest which plants a thorn in another's breast is to become a principal in the mischief."