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The red-letter days, now become, to all intents and purposes,
by Charles Lamb

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

Mother's love grows by giving.
- Charles Lamb

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

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

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

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

To be sick is to enjoy monarchical prerogatives.
- 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

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

I could never hate anyone I knew.
- 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 measure of choosing well, is, whether a man likes
and finds good in what he has chosen.
- 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 beggar wears all colors fearing none.
- Charles Lamb

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

What is reading, but silent conversation.
- Charles Lamb

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

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

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

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

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

It is good to love the unknown.
- 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

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

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

Asparagus inspires gentle thoughts.
- Charles Lamb

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

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

Smile broadly, sing loudly,
paint your rooms in bold colors,
search every rabbit hole
for a magical white bunny,
have caviar for breakfast
and oatmeal for dinner,
wear a purple coat with a red hat -
dance lightly with life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere,
while the pessimist sees only the red stoplight.
The truly wise person is colorblind.
- Albert Schweitzer

Be an Original, smile broadly, sing loudly,
paint your rooms in bold colors,
search every rabbit hole for a magical white bunny,
have caviar for breakfast and oatmeal for dinner,
wear a purple coat with a red hat, dance lightly with life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Open the gates and roll out the red carpet,
for I am entering the kingdom of peace.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Oh my luve is like a red, red rose,
That's newly sprung in June:
Oh my luve is like the melodie,
That's sweetly play'd in tune.
- Robert Burns

We'll take the cake with the red cherry on top.
- Navjot Singh Sidhu

When you are courting a nice girl
an hour seems like a second.
When you sit on a red-hot cinder
a second seems like an hour.
That's relativity.
- Albert Einstein

Roses are red, violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic,
and so am I. - Oscar Levant

The politicians were talking themselves red,
white and blue in the face.
- Clare Boothe Luce

I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage
is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
- the Woody Allen movie Annie Hall

At 39, I was back in a Red Wings uniform and loving it.
- Ted Lindsay

I think so, Silence of the Lambs was a great,
suspenseful thriller and I would expect Red Dragon to be similar.
And I think it's very character driven.
- Emily Watson

The politics of judges is getting to be red hot.
- Lindsey Graham

Blonde is dumb comedy, red hair is smart,
sexy comedy.
- Lisa Kudrow

Beauty, to me, is about being comfortable in your own skin.
That, or a kick-ass red lipstick.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

Red is the ultimate cure for sadness.
- Bill Blass

I don't know if you saw the parting of the Red Sea
with the chariots on the horses,
I did stuff like that.
- Richard Farnsworth

All men make mistakes, but married men find out about them sooner.
- Red Skelton

I've been that celebrity on the red carpet,
and I appreciate that something hasn't got to just
look good from the front,
from the back, it's got to look good at all angles.
- Victoria Beckham

I have a thing for red-haired Irish boys,
as we know.
- Sandra Bullock

As far as playing, I didn't care who guarded me -
red,
yellow, black.
I just didn't want a white guy guarding me,
because it's disrespect to my game.
- Larry Bird

It's a standard staple in Japanese cinema to cut somebody's
arm off and have red water hoses for veins,
spraying blood everywhere.
- Quentin Tarantino

What, am I supposed to run around in a little red cape and save the world?
- Kyle Chandler

My parents had been involved in the labor movement;
if we'd grown up in the city,
we would have been red-diaper babies.
- Holly Near

For I mean to roam and think and make great irons red-hot.
- Knut Hamsun


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