Charles Lamb

1775 - 1834

A Quote by Charles Lamb on time and trouble

Nothing puzzles me more than time and space; and yet nothing troubles me less, as I never think about them.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: Letter to Thomas Manning, 2 Jan. 1810

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A Quote by Charles Lamb

To live with them is far less sweet Than to remember thee.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: I Saw thy Form.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on beauty, pain, and sports

To sigh, yet feel no pain; To weep, yet scarce know why; To sport an hour with Beauty's chain, Then throw it idly by.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: The Blue Stocking.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb

By myself walking, To myself talking.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: Hypochondriacus

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on death

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

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: A Farewell to Tobacco

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on play and time

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If thou would'st have me sing and play As once I play'd and sung, First take this time-worn lute away, And bring one freshly strung.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: If Thou would 'st have Me sing and play.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on sleep

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Oh, breathe not his name! let it sleep in the shade, Where cold and unhonour'd his relics are laid,

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: Oh breathe not his Name.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb on absence, body, and present

For with G. D., to be absent from the body is sometimes (not to speak profanely) to be present with the Lord.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: Oxford in the Vacation.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb

And half had staggered that stout Stagirite.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: Written at Cambridge.

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A Quote by Charles Lamb

As sunshine broken in the rill, Though turned astray, is sunshine still.

Charles Lamb (1775 - 1834)

Source: The Fire-Worshippers.

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