Quotes by Lawrence Sterne

To have respect for ourselves guides our morals and to have a deference for others governs our manners.

Lawrence Sterne

To have respect for ourselves guides our morals; and to have a deference for others governs our manners.

Lawrence Sterne

Other Great Authors


A man who gives his children habits of industry provides for them better than by giving them a fortune.

Richard Whately

Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India, history will look upon the act of depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest.

Mahatma Gandhi

Nothing in the affairs of men is worthy of great anxiety.

Plato

It has just been twenty-three years since I began to wander. In the next twenty-three years I wonder if there will come a time when life is no longer a wonderful adventure; when there is not some interesting experience in things or personalities waiting just around the corner. If that time does come, I hope that my release will be swift.

Roy Chapman Andrews, Ends of the Earth, 1929

During the Depression, or back when we were fighting Hitler, people didn't have time to sue a company if the coffee was too hot. There were urgent, pressing problems. If you think you have it tough, read history books.

Bill Maher »

I am more afriad of an army of 100 sheep lead by a lion than an army of 100 lions lead by a sheep.

Tallyrand »