Laurence Sterne

Laurence Sterne

Irish writer
So long as a man rides his hobbyhorse peaceably and quietly along the King's highway, and neither compels you or me to get up behind him - pray, Sir, what have either you or I to do with it?More Laurence Sterne quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I live in a constant endeavor to fence against the infirmities of ill health, and other evils of life, by mirth; being firmly persuaded that every time a man smiles, but much more when he laughs, it adds some thing to his fragment of life.More Laurence Sterne quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
So that the life of a writer, whatever he might fancy to the contrary, was not so much a state of composition, as a state of warfare; and his probation in it, precisely that of any other man militant upon earth,--both depending alike, not half so much upon the degrees of his WIT--as his RESISTANCE.More Laurence Sterne quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Nothing is so perfectly amusing as a total change of ideas.More Laurence Sterne quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I have a strong propensity in me to begin this chapter very nonsensically, and I will not balk my fancy.--Accordingly I set off thus:More Laurence Sterne quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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