Charles Lamb Quotes

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

Charles Lamb

Pain is life - the sharper, the more evidence of life

Charles Lamb

To be sick is to enjoy monarchical prerogatives.

Charles Lamb

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

Opinions is a species of property - I am always desirous of sharing

Charles Lamb

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

Charles Lamb

Society is like a large piece of frozen water; and skating well is the great art of social life.

Charles Lamb

How sickness enlarges the dimension of a man's self to himself!

Charles Lamb

To pile up honey upon sugar, and sugar upon honey, to an interminable tedious sweetness.

Charles Lamb

New Year's Day is every man's birthday.

Charles Lamb

New Year’s Day is every man’s birthday.

Charles Lamb

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

Charles Lamb

A garden was the primitive prison, till man with Promethean felicity and boldness, luckily sinned himself out of it.

Charles Lamb

Lawyers, I suppose, were children once.

Charles Lamb

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

Charles Lamb
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