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

Laurence Sterne Knowledge Quote

So much of motion is so much of life and so much of joy and to stand still or get on but slowly is death and the devil.

Laurence Sterne Death Quote

Sciences may be learned by rote but wisdom not.

Laurence Sterne Wisdom Quote

Religion which lays so many restraints upon us is a troublesome companion to those who will lay no restraints upon themselves.

Laurence Sterne Religion Quote

Respect for ourselves guides our morals respect for others guides our manners.

Laurence Sterne Respect Quote

Only the brave know how to forgive… a coward never forgave it is not in his nature.

Laurence Sterne Nature Quote

Nothing is so perfectly amusing as a total change of ideas.

Laurence Sterne Change Quote

Men tire themselves in pursuit of rest.

Laurence Sterne Men Quote

Lessons of wisdom have the most power over us when they capture the heart through the groundwork of a story which engages the passions.

Laurence Sterne Power Quote

In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.

Laurence Sterne Strength Quote