Quotes by Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb

English essayist

Alive from: 1775-1834

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    Lawyers I suppose were children once.
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    Man is a gaming animal. He must always be trying to get the better in something or other.
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    My motto is: Contented with little, yet wishing for more.
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    Newspapers always excite curiosity. No one ever puts one down without the feeling of disappointment.
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    Nothing puzzles me more than time and space; and yet nothing troubles me less, as I never think about them.
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    Pain is life - the sharper, the more evidence of life.
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    Presents, I often say, endear absents.
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    Riches are chiefly good because they give us time.
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    Separate from the pleasure of your company, I don't much care if I never see another mountain in my life.
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    The beggar is the only person in the universe not obliged to study appearance.
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    The beggar wears all colors fearing none.
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    The greatest pleasure I know is to do a good action by stealth, and to have it found out by accident.
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    The man must have a rare recipe for melancholy, who can be dull in Fleet Street.
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    The red-letter days, now become, to all intents and purposes, dead-letter days.
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    The teller of a mirthful tale has latitude allowed him. We are content with less than absolute truth.
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