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.
Quote by Charles Lamb
Charles Lamb Quotes
To be sick is to enjoy monarchical prerogatives.
The beggar is the only person in the universe not obliged to study appearance.
Borrowers of books, those mutilators of collections, spoilers of the symmetry of shelves, and creators...
Not many sounds in life, and I include all urban and rural sounds, exceed in...
Let us live for the beauty of our own reality.
My theory is to enjoy life, but the practice is against it.
A laugh is worth a hundred groans in any market.
The man must have a rare recipe for melancholy, who can be dull in Fleet...
We gain nothing by being with such as ourselves. We encourage one another in mediocrity....
The most common error made in matters of appearance is the belief that one should...
Newspapers always excite curiosity. No one ever puts one down without the feeling of disappointment.
I'd like to grow very old as slowly as possible.
Gluttony and surfeiting are no proper occasions for thanksgiving.
She unbent her mind afterwards - over a book.
A book reads the better which is our own, and has been so long known...
My motto is: Contented with little, yet wishing for more.
Don't introduce me to that man! I want to go on hating him, and I...
Lawyers, I suppose, were children once.
There seems to be a law that governs all our actions so I never make...
When law and duty are one, united by religion, you never become fully conscious, fully...