Laurence Sterne Quotes


31 Laurence Sterne quotes:



"One may as well be asleep as to read for anything but to improve his mind and morals, and regulate his conduct."
Author: Sterne Quotes Category: Mind Quotes Irish Novelist Quotes
"Only the brave know how to forgive... a coward never forgave; it is not in his nature."
Author: Sterne Quotes Category: Nature Quotes Irish Novelist Quotes
"Our passion and principals are constantly in a frenzy, but begin to shift and waver, as we return to reason."
Author: Sterne Quotes Category: Passion Quotes Irish Novelist Quotes
"In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself."
Author: Sterne Quotes Category: Mind Quotes Irish Novelist Quotes
"Lessons of wisdom have the most power over us when they capture the heart through the groundwork of a story, which engages the passions."
Author: Sterne Quotes Category: Heart Quotes Irish Novelist Quotes
"People who overly take care of their health are like misers. They hoard up a treasure which they never enjoy."
Author: Sterne Quotes Category: Health Quotes Irish Novelist Quotes
"People who are always taking care of their health are like misers, who are hoarding a treasure which they have never spirit enough to enjoy"
Author: Sterne Quotes Category: Health Quotes
"Men tire themselves in the pursuit of sleep"
Author: Sterne Quotes Category: Men Quotes
"I am persuaded that every time a man smiles - but much more so when he laughs - it adds something to this fragment of life"
Author: Sterne Quotes Category: Man Quotes
"When a man is discontented with himself, it has one advantage - that it puts him into an excellent frame of mind for making a bargain"
Author: Sterne Quotes Category: Man Quotes
"Heat is in proportion to the want of true knowledge"
Author: Sterne Quotes Category: Knowledge Quotes



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