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The greatest pleasure I know is to do a good action
by Charles Lamb

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

What is reading, but silent conversation.
- Charles Lamb

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

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

I could never hate anyone I knew.
- 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

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

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

Asparagus inspires gentle thoughts.
- Charles Lamb

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

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

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

It is good to love the unknown.
- Charles Lamb

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

To be sick is to enjoy monarchical prerogatives.
- 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

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

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

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

Riches are chiefly good because they give us time.
- 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'd like to grow very old as slowly as possible.
- Charles Lamb

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

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 greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

The greatest wealth is health.
- Virgil

I have just three things to teach:
simplicity, patience, compassion.
These three are your greatest treasures.
- Lao Tzu

Know that the greatest fear is fear of the unknown.
Seek to meet the unknown with courage and a sense of adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Your greatest gift to your family and friends is yourself -
your relaxed, happy, and fully-present self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue,
but the parent of all other virtues.
- Cicero

A thankful heart is the greatest virtue.
- Cicero

The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
- Plato

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Nelson Mandela

The greatest gift is a portion of thyself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The greatest lovers are like twin blooms,
each reflecting the passion and the glory of the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Only when life is difficult,
are we challenged to become our greatest selves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The least of things with a meaning is worth more in life
than the greatest of things without it.
- Carl Jung

The greatest test of courage on earth
is to bear defeat without losing heart.
- Robert Ingersoll

Know that the greatest gift you can give the world is your happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Health is the greatest gift,
contentment the greatest wealth,
faithfulness the best relationship.
- The Buddha

Your greatest gift to others is to be happy
and to radiate your happiness to the entire world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is of the small joys and little pleasures
that the greatest of our days are built.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Action is our greatest weapon against fear.
Left to molder, fear grows upon itself,
but in the face of action,
fear is left in the dust.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greatest harm can result from the best intentions.
- Terry Goodkind

The greatest power is often simple patience.
- E. Joseph Cossman

The greatest discovery of any generation
is that a human being
can alter his life by
altering his attitude
- William James

To be yourself in a world that
is constantly trying to make you something else
is the greatest accomplishment.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The greatest way to live with honor in this world
is to be what we pretend to be.
- Socrates


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