Quote from Lawrence Sterne

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Title

Quote from Lawrence Sterne

Subject

Knowledge and Desire

Description

This quote shows the correlation between the acquisition of goods and knowledge. Sterne concludes that the satisfaction of new acquisition fuels the desire for more.

Creator

Lawrence Sterne

Date

1713-1768

Contributor

Daniel Johnson

Relation

A Sentimental Journey

Format

Quote

Language

English

Type

Text

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Text

"The desire of knowledge, like the thirst of riches, increases ever with the acquisition of it."

Original Format

Quote

Citation

Lawrence Sterne, “Quote from Lawrence Sterne,” Enlightenmens, accessed August 8, 2022, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/833.

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