Laurence Sterne

Laurence Sterne

Irish writer
Surely, 'tis one step towards acting well, to think worthily of our nature; and as in common life, the way to make a man honest, is, to suppose him soso here, to set some value upon ourselves, enables us to support the characterof generosity and virtue.More Laurence Sterne quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I had had an affair with the moon, in which there was neither sin nor shame.More Laurence Sterne quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Most of us are aware of and pretend to detest the barefaced instances of that hypocrisy by which men deceive others, but few of us are upon our guard or see that more fatal hypocrisy by which we deceive and over-reach our own hearts.More Laurence Sterne quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
"He shall not die, by God," cried by uncle Toby. The Accusing
Spirit which flew up to heaven's chancery with the oath, blushed
as he gave it in: and the Recording Angel as he wrote it down,
dropped a tear upon the word and blotted it out forever.More Laurence Sterne quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Only the brave know how to forgive; it is the most refined and generous pitch of virtue human nature can arrive at.More Laurence Sterne quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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