Digressions Quotes

Quotes tagged as "digressions" (showing 1-3 of 3)
Laurence Sterne
“Digressions, incontestably, are the sunshine;—they are the life, the soul of reading;—take them out of this book for instance,—you might as well take the book along with them;”
Laurence Sterne, The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

Dejan Stojanovic
“Digressions are part of harmony, deviations too.”
Dejan Stojanovic, The Sign and Its Children

Reader, I think proper, before we proceed any further together, to acquaint thee that I
“Reader, I think proper, before we proceed any further together, to acquaint thee that I intend to digress, through this whole history, as often as I see occasion, of which I am myself a better judge than any pitiful critic whatever.”
Henry Fielding, The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling