Best Quotes by Laurence Sterne (Top 10)

  1. What a large volume of adventures may be grasped within the span of his little life by him who interests his heart in everything.
  2. Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners.
  3. I take a simple view of life. It is keep your eyes open and get on with it.
  4. Pain and pleasure, like light and darkness, succeed each other.
  5. Only the brave know how to forgive... a coward never forgave; it is not in his nature.
  6. Men tire themselves in pursuit of rest.
  7. In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.
  8. 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?
  9. Titles of honor are like the impressions on coins, which add no value to gold or silver, but only render brass current.
  10. Only the brave know how to forgive; it is the most refined and generous pitch of virtue human nature can arrive at.

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