"Lessons of wisdom have the most power over us when they capture the heart through the groundwork of a story, which engages the passions."
"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."Laurence Sterne on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Experience is not what happens to you it's what you do with what happens to you."Laurence Sterne on Aldous Huxley
"For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone."Laurence Sterne on Audrey Hepburn
"By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest Second, by imitation, which is easiest and third by experience, which is the bitterest."Laurence Sterne on Confucius
"If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it."Laurence Sterne on Michael Jordan
"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."
"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."