"I once asked a hermit in Italy how he could venture to live alone, in a single cottage, on the top of a mountain, a mile from any habitation? He replied, that Providence was his next-door neighbor."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Laurence Sterne on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Laurence Sterne on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."Laurence Sterne on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."Laurence Sterne on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Laurence Sterne on Marilyn Monroe
"Nothing is so perfectly amusing as a total change of ideas."
"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."
"Alas! if the principles of contentment are not within us, the height of station and worldly grandeur will as soon add a cubit to a man's stature as to his happiness."
"People who overly take care of their health are like misers. They hoard up a treasure which they never enjoy."
"People who are always taking care of their health are like misers, who are hoarding a treasure which they have never spirit enough to enjoy."