Laurence Sterne 1713-1768

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Heat is in proportion to the want of true knowledge.
Laurence Sterne (1713-1768), British author, clergyman. "Slawkenbergius's Tale" (1761), vol. 4, The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, eds. Melvyn New and Joan New, University of Florida Press (1978).
When a man gives himself up to the government of a ruling passion,—or, in other words, when his HOBBY-HORSE grows head- strong,—farewell cool reason and fair discretion.
Laurence Sterne (1713-1768), British author, clergyman. The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (1760), vol. 2, ch. 5, eds. Melvyn New and Joan New, University of Florida Press (1978).
[My father] was serious;Mhe was all uniformity;Mhe was systematical, and, like all systematick reasoners, he would move both heaven and earth, and twist and torture every thing in nature to support his hypothesis.
Laurence Sterne (1713-1768), British author, clergyman. The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (1760), vol. 1, ch. 19, eds. Melvyn New and Joan New, University of Florida Press (1978).

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