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I always arrive late at the office,
by Charles Lamb

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

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Mother's love grows by giving.
- Charles Lamb

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Credulity is the man's weakness, but the child's strength.
- 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 measure of choosing well, is, whether a man likes
and finds good in what he has chosen.
- Charles Lamb

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

The beggar wears all colors fearing none.
- 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

To be sick is to enjoy monarchical prerogatives.
- 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

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

The teller of a mirthful tale has latitude allowed him.
We are content with less than absolute truth.
- 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

It is good to love the unknown.
- Charles Lamb

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

Cards are war, in disguise of a sport.
- 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 red-letter days, now become, to all intents and purposes,
dead-letter days.
- Charles Lamb

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

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

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

Anything awful makes me laugh.
I misbehaved once at a funeral.
- 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 man must have a rare recipe for melancholy,
who can be dull in Fleet Street.
- Charles Lamb

I could never hate anyone I knew.
- Charles Lamb

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

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

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

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

Asparagus inspires gentle thoughts.
- 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

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

What is reading, but silent conversation.
- 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

Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek,
but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

It is better to travel well than to arrive.
- The Buddha

We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all of our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time
- T. S. Eliot

Each friend represents a world in us,
a world possibly not born until they arrive,
and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
- Anais Nin

Love recognizes no barriers.
It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to
arrive at it destination full of hope.
- Maya Angelou

It was an honor and privilege to arrive to this country
16 years ago with almost no money in my pocket.
A lot has happened since then.
- Antonio Banderas

When was the last time you heard news accounts of a
boatload of American refugees arrive on the shores of another country?
- Marco Rubio

Today is what life is all about.
When I desire for the future to arrive quickly,
I become unable to savor today.
I can't live in tomorrow, and when I focus
all my energies on the future, I shortchange today.
Likewise, fearing the future emasculates today,
leaving it dry and lifeless.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To give a character life in a short space of time,
it helps if you arrive on screen with a past.
- Jeanne Moreau

Often while traveling with a camera we arrive just
as the sun slips over the horizon of a moment,
too late to expose film, only time enough to expose our hearts.
- Minor White

The point of an experiment is not to arrive at a predetermined end point,
to prove or disprove anything, but to deliver a poem
that reveals much about the process taken.
- John Barton

The key to wisdom is this - constant and frequent questioning,
for by doubting we are led to question and by questioning we arrive at the truth.
- Peter Abelard

You arrive at a village, and in this calm environment,
one starts to hear echo.
- Yannick Noah

The ultimate end of human acts is eudaimonia,
happiness in the sense of living well,
which all men desire; all acts are but different means chosen to arrive at it.
- Hannah Arendt

By concentrating on precision, one arrives at technique,
but by concentrating on technique one does not arrive at precision.
- Bruno Walter

From the throes of inspiration and the eddies of thought
the poet may at last be able to arrive at,
and convey the right admixture of words and meaning.
- Eyvind Johnson

We take the shortest route to the puck and arrive in ill humor.
- Bobby Clarke

We have perhaps a natural fear of ends.
We would rather be always on the way than arrive.
Given the means, we hang on to them and often forget the ends.
- Eric Hoffer

Currently I'm working with Parker Fly on a new Midi
guitar to arrive next year.
- Adrian Belew

Now, I - for several years while I was researching this book,
I felt quite obsessed by thoughts about sentencing,
punishment, how judges arrive at their decisions.
- Helen Garner

I have had my results for a long time:
but I do not yet know how I am to arrive at them.
- Carl Friedrich Gauss

I was very disappointed that so much of the work I
did on The Haunted Mansion didn't arrive in the final cut.
- Terence Stamp

Only the brave know how to forgive; it is the most
refined and generous pitch of virtue human nature can arrive at.
- Laurence Stern

Adam knew Eve his wife and she conceived.
It is a pity that this is still the only knowledge
of their wives at which some men seem to arrive.
- F. H. Bradley

I like to think that I have no single view nor any
single situation that I think things arrive from.
I try to give examples of what I think are interesting questions for me.
- Robert Sheckley


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