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Laurence Sterne

Datum narození: 24. listopad 1713
Datum úmrtí: 18. březen 1768

Laurence Sterne byl britský duchovní a romanopisec období preromantismu.

„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.

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„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

Zdroj: The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

„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)

„Of all the cants which are canted in this canting world, — though the cant of hypocrites may be the worst, — the cant of criticism is the most tormenting!“

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

Book III, Ch. 12.
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (1760-1767)

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