Comedy is a very serious thing.
Attributed, in conversation with the actor Jack Bannister.
Heaven sends us good meat, but the devil sends us cooks.David Garrick
Corrupted freemen are the worst of slaves.David Garrick
Let others hail the rising sun, I bow to that whose course is run.David Garrick
Hearts of oak are our ships, jolly tars are our men. We always are ready, steady, boys, steady. We'll fight and will conquer again and again.David Garrick
Prologues precede the piece in mournful verse, as undertakers walk before the hearse.David Garrick