Charles Lamb Quotes

For thy sake, Tobacco, I Would do any thing but die.

The greatest pleasure I know is to do something by stealth and have it found out by accident.

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

Pain is life – the sharper, the more evidence of life.

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.

I love to lose myself in other men’s minds.

Opinions is a species of property – I am always desirous of sharing.

Newspapers always excite curiosity. No one ever lays one down without a feeling of disappointment.

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

And now each man bestride his hobby, and dust away his bells to what tune he chooses.