Quotes by Laurence Sterne

Laurence Sterne was an Irish novelist and an Anglican clergyman. He wrote the novels The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman and A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy, and also published many sermons, wrote memoirs, and was involved in local politics.

The best Quotes and Sayings

Lessons of wisdom have the most power over us when they capture the heart through the groundwork of a story, which engages the passions.

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In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.

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Courtship consists in a number of quiet attentions, not so pointed as to alarm, nor so vague as not to be understood.

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Pain and pleasure, like light and darkness, succeed each other.

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Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners.

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