In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.
Laurence Sterne (1713 - 1768)
Contributed by: Siona
Only the brave know how to forgive; it is the most refined and generous pitch of virtue human nature can arrive at.
Contributed by: mimi
A large volume of adventures may be grasped within this little span of life, by him who interests his heart in everything.
Contributed by: Naumadd
Trust that man in nothing who has not a conscience in everything.
Source: Sermon xxvii.
Contributed by: Zaady
The sad vicissitude of things.
Source: Sermon xvi.
Go, poor devil, get thee gone! Why should I hurt thee? This world surely is wide enough to hold both thee and me.
Source: Tristram Shandy (orig. ed.). Vol. ii. chap. xii.
Positiveness is a most absurd foible. If you are in the right, it lessens your triumph; if in the wrong, it adds shame to your defeat.
'Tis known by the name of perseverance in a good cause,-and of obstinacy in a bad one.
Source: Tristram Shandy
Whenever a man talks loudly against religion,-always suspect that it is not his reason, but his passions which have got the better of his creed.
I am sick as a horse.
Source: Tristram Shandy (orig. ed.). Vol. vii. Chap. xi.
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