"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."
"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition."Richard Brinsley Sheridan on Steve Jobs
"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'"Richard Brinsley Sheridan on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear."Richard Brinsley Sheridan on Nelson Mandela
"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen."Richard Brinsley Sheridan on Winston Churchill
"There are no easy answers' but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right."Richard Brinsley Sheridan on Ronald Reagan
"He is indebted to his memory for his jests and to his imagination for his facts."
"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."
"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."