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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.

„Tak už je to tady.“

—  Laurence Sterne

Zdroj: poslední slova

„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)

„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)

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