"Men tire themselves in pursuit of rest."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Laurence Sterne on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Laurence Sterne on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Laurence Sterne on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Laurence Sterne on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Laurence Sterne on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."