Quotes by Laurence Sterne

"What a large volume of adventures may be grasped within the span of his little life by him who interests his heart in everything."
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"Respect for ourselves guides our morals; respect for others guides our manners"
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"Trust that man in nothing who has not a conscience in everything."
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"I begin with writing the first
sentence—and trusting to Almighty
God for the second."
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"Human nature is the same in all professions."
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Laurence Sterne
  • Laurence Sterne

  • Date of birth: November 24, 1713
  • Died: March 18, 1768
  • Born: in Clonmel, Ireland.

  • Description: Laurence Sterne was an Irish-born English novelist and an Anglican clergyman. He is best known for his novels The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, and A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy; but he also published many sermons, wrote memoirs, and was involved in local politics. Sterne died in London after years of fighting consumption (tuberculosis).

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