I pity the man who can travel from Dan to Beersheba and cry, "'T is all barren!"
Laurence Sterne (1713 - 1768)
Source: the Street. Calais.
Contributed by: Zaady
"They order," said I, "this matter better in France."
Source: Sentimental Journey. Page 1.
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!
Source: Tristram Shandy (orig. ed.). Vol. iii. Chap. xii.
Great wits jump.
Source: Tristram Shandy (orig. ed.). Vol. iii. Chap. ix.
The desire of knowledge, like the thirst of riches, increases ever with the acquisition of it.
'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.
"Disguise thyself as thou wilt, still, Slavery," said I, "still thou art a bitter draught."
Source: The Passport. The Hotel at Paris.
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