Charles Lamb Quotes

Inspirational quotes by Charles Lamb

Lawyers, I suppose, were children once.
Boys are capital fellows in their own way, among their mates but they are unwholesome companions for grown people.
I mean your borrowers of books - those mutilators of collections, spoilers of the symmetry of shelves, and creators of odd volumes.
Lawers, I suppose, were children once.
My motto is: Contented with little, yet wishing for more.
Nothing to me is more distasteful than that entire complacency and satisfaction which beam in the countenances of a newly married couple.
Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected.

Poem of the day

Town Eclogues: Tuesday; St. James's Coffee-House
 by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

SILLIANDER and PATCH.
THOU so many favours hast receiv'd,
Wondrous to tell, and hard to be believ'd,
Oh ! H---- D, to my lays attention lend,
Hear how two lovers boastingly contend ;
Like thee successful, such their bloomy youth,
Renown'd alike for gallantry and truth.

...

Read complete poem

Popular Poets