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Laurence Sterne

Dátum narodenia: 24. november 1713
Dátum úmrtia: 18. marec 1768

Laurence Sterne bol anglický spisovateľ a anglikánsky duchovný. Medzi jeho najznámejšie diela patria romány The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman a A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy. Umrel na tuberkulózu. Wikipedia

Citáty Laurence Sterne

„Láska nie je ani tak citom ako službou.“

—  Laurence Sterne

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„What a large volume of adventures may be grasped within the span of his little life by him who interests his heart in everything.“

—  Laurence Sterne

Varianta: What a large volume of adventures may be grasped within this little span of life by him who interests himself in everything.

„Trust that man in nothing who has not a conscience in everything.“

—  Laurence Sterne, kniha The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

Book II, Ch. 17.
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (1760-1767)

„I begin with writing the first
sentence—and trusting to Almighty
God for the second.“

—  Laurence Sterne, kniha The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

Zdroj: The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

„Human nature is the same in all professions.“

—  Laurence Sterne, kniha The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

Zdroj: The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

„Shall we for ever make new books, as apothecaries make new mixtures, by pouring only out of one vessel into another?“

—  Laurence Sterne, kniha The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

Zdroj: The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

„Keyholes are the occasions of more sin and wickedness, than all other holes in this world put together.“

—  Laurence Sterne, kniha The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

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„I wish either my father or my mother, or indeed both of them, as they were in duty both equally bound to it, had minded what they were about when they begot me.“

—  Laurence Sterne, kniha The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

Book I (1760), Ch. 1.
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (1760-1767)

„We get forwards in the world not so much by doing services, as receiving them: you take a withering twig, and put it in the ground; and then you water it, because you have planted it.“

—  Laurence Sterne, kniha A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy

Paris.
A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy (1768)

„God tempers the wind, said Maria, to the shorn lamb.“

—  Laurence Sterne, kniha A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy

Maria. Compare: "Dieu mésure le froid à la brebis tondue" (translated: "God measures the cold to the shorn lamb"), Henri Estienne (1594), Prémices, etc, p. 47; "To a close-shorn sheep God gives wind by measure", George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum.
A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy (1768)

„I believe in my conscience I intercept many a thought which heaven intended for another man.“

—  Laurence Sterne, kniha The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

Book VIII, Ch. 2.
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (1760-1767)

„Ho! 'tis the time of salads.“

—  Laurence Sterne, kniha The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

Book VII, Ch. 17.
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (1760-1767)

„The desire of knowledge, like the thirst of riches, increases ever with the acquisition of it.“

—  Laurence Sterne, kniha The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

Book II (1760), Ch. 3.
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (1760-1767)

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