Charles Lamb Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Charles Lamb quotes, Charles Lamb sayings, and Charles Lamb proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Man is a gaming animal. He must always be trying to get the better in something or other. Charles Lamb
The greatest pleasure I have known is to do a good action by stealth and to have it found out by accident. Charles Lamb
My motto is: Contented with little, yet wishing for more. Charles Lamb
Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected. Charles Lamb
It is good to love the unknown. Charles Lamb
New Year's Day is every man's birthday. Charles Lamb
To be sick is to enjoy monarchical prerogatives. Charles Lamb
The measure of choosing well, is, whether a man likes and finds good in what he has chosen. Charles Lamb
Clap an extinguisher upon your irony if you are unhappily blessed with a vein of it Charles Lamb
Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and to have her nonsense respected. Charles Lamb
It is 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
I always arrive late at the office, but I make up for it by leaving early. Charles Lamb
It is the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and to have her nonsense respected. Charles Lamb
Here cometh April again, and as far as I can see the world hath more fools in it than ever. Charles Lamb
He is no lawyer who cannot take two sides. Charles Lamb
To pile up honey upon sugar, and sugar upon honey, to an interminable tedious sweetness. Charles Lamb
Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and to have her nonsense respected. Charles Lamb
And the tear that we shed, though in secret it rolls, Shall long keep his memory green in our souls. Charles Lamb
The trumpet does no more stun you by its loudness, than a whisper teases you by its provoking inaudibility. Charles Lamb
Man is a gaming animal. He must always be trying to get the better in something or other. Charles Lamb
Gluttony and surfeiting are no proper occasions for thanksgiving. Charles Lamb
The beggar is the only person in the universe not obliged to study appearance. Charles Lamb
Ceremony is an invention to take off the uneasy feeling which we derive from knowing ourselves to be less the object of love and esteem with a fellow creature than some other person is. It endeavours to make up, by superior attentions in little points, for that invidious preference which it is forced to deny in the greater. Charles Lamb
Brandy and water spoils two good things. Charles Lamb
A miser is sometimes a grand personification of fear. He has a fine horror of poverty; and he is not content to keep want from the door, or at arm's length, but he places it, by heaping wealth upon wealth, at a sublime distance! Charles Lamb
Newspapers always excite curiosity. No one ever lays one down without a feeling of disappointment. Charles Lamb
Mother's love grows by giving. Charles Lamb
Credulity is the man's weakness, but the child's strength. Charles Lamb
If dirt were trumps, what hands you would hold! Charles Lamb