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"When we are out of sympathy with the young, then I think our work in this world is over."
George MacDonald
Charles Lamb Quotes
A book reads the better which is our own, and has been so long known to us, that we know the topography of its blots, and dog's ears, and can trace the dirt in it to having read it at tea with buttered muffins.
Charles Lamb

A child's a plaything for an hour.
Charles Lamb

A laugh is worth a hundred groans in any market.
Charles Lamb

A poor relation is the most irrelevant thing in nature, a piece of impertinent correspondence, an odious approximation, a haunting conscience, a preposterous shadow, lengthening in the noon-tide of our prosperity. He is known by his knock.
Charles Lamb

A pun is not bound by the laws which limit nicer wit. It is a pistol let off at the ear; not a feather to tickle the intellect.
Charles Lamb

Asparagus inspires gentle thoughts.
Charles Lamb

Boys are capital fellows in their own way, among their mates; but they are unwholesome companions for grown people.
Charles Lamb

Cards are war, in disguise of a sport.
Charles Lamb

Credulity is the man's weakness, but the child's strength.
Charles Lamb

Don't introduce me to that man! I want to go on hating him, and I can't hate a man whom I know.
Charles Lamb

For God's sake (I never was more serious) don't make me ridiculous any more by terming me gentle-hearted in print... substitute drunken dog, ragged head, seld-shaven, odd-eyed, stuttering, or any other epithet which truly and properly belongs to the gentleman in question.
Charles Lamb

He has left off reading altogether, to the great improvement of his originality.
Charles Lamb

He is no lawyer who cannot take two sides.
Charles Lamb

I always arrive late at the office, but I make up for it by leaving early.
Charles Lamb

I am determined that my children shall be brought up in their father's religion, if they can find out what it is.
Charles Lamb

I love to lose myself in other men's minds.
Charles Lamb

I'd like to grow very old as slowly as possible.
Charles Lamb

Lawyers, I suppose, were children once.
Charles Lamb

Let us live for the beauty of our own reality.
Charles Lamb

Man is a gaming animal. He must always be trying to get the better in something or other.
Charles Lamb

My motto is: Contented with little, yet wishing for more.
Charles Lamb

Newspapers always excite curiosity. No one ever puts one down without the feeling of disappointment.
Charles Lamb

Nothing puzzles me more than the time and space; and yet nothing troubles me less.
Charles Lamb

Pain is life - the sharper, the more evidence of life.
Charles Lamb

Presents, I often say, endear absents.
Charles Lamb

Riches are chiefly good because they give us time.
Charles Lamb

Separate from the pleasure of your company, I don't much care if I never see another mountain in my life.
Charles Lamb

She unbent her mind afterwards - over a book.
Charles Lamb

Some people have a knack of putting upon you gifts of no real value, to engage you to substantial gratitude. We thank them for nothing.
Charles Lamb

The beggar wears all colors fearing none.
Charles Lamb

The greatest pleasure I know is to do a good action by stealth and have it found out by accident.
Charles Lamb

The man must have a rare recipe for melancholy, who can be dull in Fleet Street.
Charles Lamb

The most common error made in matters of appearance is the belief that one should disdain the superficial and let the true beauty of one's soul shine through. If there are places on your body where this is a possibility, you are not attractive - you are leaking.
Charles Lamb

The red-letter days, now become, to all intents and purposes, dead-letter days.
Charles Lamb

Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected.
Charles Lamb

To be sick is to enjoy monarchical prerogatives.
Charles Lamb

We gain nothing by being with such as ourselves. We encourage one another in mediocrity. I am always longing to be with men more excellent than myself.
Charles Lamb

Were I Diogenes, I would not move out of a kilderkin into a hogshead, though the first had had nothing but small beer in it, and the second reeked claret.
Charles Lamb

What is reading, but silent conversation.
Charles Lamb

Type:
Critic
Date of Birth:
1775-02-10
Year of Death:
1834
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