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Anything awful makes me laugh.
by Charles Lamb

Anything awful makes me laugh.
I misbehaved once at a funeral.
- Charles Lamb

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

Mother's love grows by giving.
- Charles Lamb

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

 

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

New Year's Day is every man's birthday.
- Charles Lamb

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

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Lawyers, I suppose, were children once.
- Charles Lamb

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

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

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

I could never hate anyone I knew.
- Charles Lamb

My theory is to enjoy life, but the practice is against it.
- Charles Lamb

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

To be sick is to enjoy monarchical prerogatives.
- Charles Lamb

The beggar wears all colors fearing none.
- Charles Lamb

It is good to love the unknown.
- Charles Lamb

What is reading, but silent conversation.
- Charles Lamb

Clap an extinguisher upon your irony if you are unhappily
blessed with a vein of it.
- Charles Lamb

Asparagus inspires gentle thoughts.
- Charles Lamb

Shakespeare is one of the last books one should like to give up,
perhaps the one just before the Dying Service in a large Prayer book.
- Charles Lamb

The man must have a rare recipe for melancholy,
who can be dull in Fleet Street.
- 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 teller of a mirthful tale has latitude allowed him.
We are content with less than absolute truth.
- Charles Lamb

Here cometh April again, and as far as I can see the
world hath more fools in it than ever.
- 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

The measure of choosing well, is, whether a man likes
and finds good in what he has chosen.
- Charles Lamb

Cards are war, in disguise of a sport.
- 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

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

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

For thy sake, tobacco, I would do anything but die.
- Charles Lamb

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

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

We grow gray in our spirit long before we grow gray in our hair.
- Charles Lamb

I have had playmates, I have had companions;
In my days of childhood,
in my joyful school days - All, all are gone,
the old familiar faces.
- Charles Lamb

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

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

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

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

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

The human species, according to the best theory I can form of it,
is composed of two distinct races, the men who borrow and the men who lend.
- Charles Lamb

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

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

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

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

The trouble is,
if you don't risk anything,
you risk even more.
- Erica Jong

The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
- Henry David Thoreau

If you love it enough, anything will talk with you.
- George Washington Carver

You cannot teach a man anything;
you can only help him find it within himself.
- Galileo Galilei

Is freedom anything else than the right
to live as we wish? Nothing else.
- Epictetus

You can turn painful situations around through laughter.
If you can find humor in anything, even poverty,
you can survive it.
- Bill Cosby

I cannot teach anybody anything.
I can only make them think.
- Socrates

Do not wish to be anything but what you are,
and try to be that perfectly.
- St. Francis De Sales

Anyone who has never made a mistake,
has never tried anything new.
- Albert Einstein

If a warrior is to succeed at anything,
the success must come gently,
with a great deal of effort but with no stress or obsession.
- Carlos Castaneda

Hot heads and cold hearts never solved anything.
- Billy Graham

We hardly ever realize that we can
cut anything out of our lives,
anytime, in the blink of an eye.
- Carlos Castaneda

If patience is worth anything,
it must endure to the end of time.
And a living faith will last
in the midst of the blackest storm.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Anything Is Possible.
- Anonymous

If there is anything that a man can do well,
I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
- Abraham Lincoln

Learn to do common things uncommonly well;
we must always keep in mind that anything
that helps fill the dinner pail is valuable.
- George Washington Carver

The fact is, that to do anything in the world worth doing,
we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger,
but jump in and scramble through as well as we can.
- Robert Cushing

We never NEED anything; we never NEED to do something.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am an optimist.
It does not seem too much use being anything else.
- Winston Churchill

If you wait to do everything until you're sure it's right,
you'll probably never do much of anything.
- Win Borden

Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit.
Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever,
even if your whole world seems upset.
- Saint Francis de Sales

To love what you do and feel that it matters,
how on earth could anything be more fun.
- Katherine Graham

You can't do anything about the length of your life,
but you can do something about its width and depth.
- Evan Esar


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