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.

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The Comedian As The Letter C: 06 - And Daughters With Curls
 by Wallace Stevens

Portentous enunciation, syllable
To blessed syllable affined, and sound
Bubbling felicity in cantilene,
Prolific and tormenting tenderness
Of music, as it comes to unison,
Forgather and bell boldly Crispin's last
Deduction. Thrum, with a proud douceur
His grand pronunciamento and devise.
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