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Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense,
by Charles Lamb

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

Related topics: Friendship Relationship

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

 

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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The beggar wears all colors fearing none.
- 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 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

I could never hate anyone I knew.
- Charles Lamb

Pain is life - the sharper, the more evidence of life.
- 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 man must have a rare recipe for melancholy,
who can be dull in Fleet Street.
- Charles Lamb

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

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

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

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

What is reading, but silent conversation.
- Charles Lamb

Asparagus inspires gentle thoughts.
- Charles Lamb

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

It is good to love the unknown.
- 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

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

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

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

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

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

Anything awful makes me laugh.
I misbehaved once at a funeral.
- 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 privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
- Joseph Campbell

It is the province of knowledge to speak,
and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Take time to laugh.
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to think.
It is the source of power.
Take time to play.
It is the source of perpetual youth.
Take time to read.
It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to pray.
It is the greatest power on Earth.
Take time to love and be loved.
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to be friendly.
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to give.
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to work.
It is the price of success.
- Anonymous

To carry each other is not a burden at all
but a kind of privilege.
- Bono

Each and every human being on Earth
has both the responsibility and the privilege
of viewing themselves as Divine beings
with the power to bring about peace.
- James Twyman

Understand that the right to
choose your own path
is a sacred privilege.
Use it.
Dwell in possibility.
- Oprah Winfrey

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

The love of family and the admiration of friends is
much more important than wealth and privilege.
- Charles Kuralt

I always felt that the great high privilege,
relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing.
- Katherine Mansfield

I love this work I do.
It's a privilege to serve the poor.
- Bono

It is better to lose everything you have to keep the
balance of justice level,
than to live a life of petty privilege devoid of true freedom.
- Bryant H. McGill

It is our duty and our privilege to keep America moving forward.
- Bill Frist

I have never experienced racism in the feminist movement,
so it concerned me to think that I was unable to see
the subject clearly because I came from white,
middle-class privilege.
- Betty Buckley

Only very slowly and late have men come to realize
that unless freedom is universal it is only extended privilege.
- John Edward Christopher Hill

I was very careful to cast guys who were very good-looking
and very fit and who had a certain sense of privilege about them,
because with that sense of privilege comes contempt.
- Neil LaBute

It has been a privilege beyond belief for me to have
represented the State of Louisiana in Congress and
to have been given the blessed assignment of U.S.
Ambassador to the Holy See.
- Lindy Boggs

Well you're talking about a long career,
a lot of movies, a lot of stars.
I guess working with Henry Fonda and Katherine Hepburn was a great privilege.
- Mark Rydell

Everything, everything, everything!
I want to know everything.
I want the privilege of being a crone.
- Susan Powter

A mule will labor ten years willingly and patiently for you,
for the privilege of kicking you once.
- William Faulkner

The responsibilities which are imposed by rank and
privilege and good fortune can...
become very onerous indeed.
- Robert Welch

Poverty can teach lessons that privilege cannot.
- Jack Klugman

And everything stopped quite rapidly because I knew
that nobody in Europe was able to go to space.
It was the privilege of being either American or Russian.
- Philippe Perrin

The emergence of Pakistan, a decade ago,
was an act of protest against the existence of privilege
in the social order of the subcontinent of India.
- Aly Khan

Health care is not a privilege.
It's a right.
It's a right as fundamental as civil rights.
It's a right as fundamental as giving every child a
chance to get a public education.
- Rod Blagojevich

The earth is the Lord's.
Psalm 24 basically says the earth is God's property.
We have been given the privilege and responsibility
of living on earth to see it isn't ruined.
- Allen Johnson


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