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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

„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

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„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

Zdroj: The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

„The Accusing Spirit which flew up to heaven's chancery with the oath, blush'd as he gave it in; and the Recording Angel as he wrote it down, dropp'd a tear upon the word, and blotted it out forever.“

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

Book VI (1761-1762), Ch. 8. Compare: "But sad as angels for the good man’s sin, Weep to record, and blush to give it in", Thomas Campbell, Pleasures of Hope, part ii, line 357.
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (1760-1767)

„Great wits jump.“

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

Book III (1761-1762), Ch. 9. Compare: "Great wits jump", John Byrom, The Nimmers; Earl of Buckingham, The Chances, act. iv, scene 1; "Good wits jump", Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote, part II, ch. 38.
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (1760-1767)

„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)

„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)

„Whistled up to London, upon a Tom Fool's errand.“

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

Book I, Ch. 16.
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (1760-1767)

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“

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