About Laurence Sterne

Laurence Sterne
Laurence Sterne was an Anglo-Irish novelist and an Anglican clergyman. He is best known for his novels 'The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman' and 'A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy'; but he also published many sermons, wrote memoirs, and was involved in local politics. Sterne died in London after years of fighting... Wikipedia
November 24, 1713, Clonmel, County Tipperary, Ireland
March 18, 1768, London, Great Britain

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Laurence Sterne Quotes

A man should know something of his own country too, before he goes abroad.
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (1760-1767)
For every ten jokes, thou hast got a hundred enemies.
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (1760-1767)
Now or never was the time.
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (1760-1767)
Trust that man in nothing who has not a conscience in everything.
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (1760-1767)