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 Morning Quote

He is indebted to his memory for his jests and to his imagination for his facts.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan Imagination Quote

Conscience has no more to do with gallantry than it has with politics.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan Politics Quote