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'Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected.
Friends and Friendship
Charles Lamb

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A laugh is worth a hundred groans in any market.
Laughter
Charles Lamb

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Cards are war, in disguise of a sport.
Cards
Charles Lamb

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Don't introduce me to that man! I want to go on hating him, and I can't hate a man whom I know.
Attitude
Charles Lamb

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He has left off reading altogether, to the great improvement of his originality.
Books - Reading
Charles Lamb

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He is no lawyer who cannot take two sides.
Law and Lawyers
Charles Lamb

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I could never hate anyone I knew.
Uncategorised
Charles Lamb

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In everything that relates to science, I am a whole Encyclopaedia behind the rest of the world.
Science and Scientists
Charles Lamb

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Lawyers I suppose were children once.
Law and Lawyers
Charles Lamb

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Man is a gaming animal. He must always be trying to get the better in something or other.
Competition
Charles Lamb

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My motto is: Contented with little, yet wishing for more.
Contentment
Charles Lamb

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Newspapers always excite curiosity. No one ever puts one down without the feeling of disappointment.
Newspapers
Charles Lamb

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Pain is life -- the sharper, the more evidence of life.
Pain
Charles Lamb

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Presents, I often say, endear absents.
Gifts
Charles Lamb

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Riches are chiefly good because they give us time.
Riches
Charles Lamb

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The beggar is the only person in the universe not obliged to study appearance.
Appearance
Charles Lamb

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The beggar wears all colors fearing none.
Fashion
Charles Lamb

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The man must have a rare recipe for melancholy, who can be dull in Fleet Street.
Journalism and Journalists
Charles Lamb

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The red-letter days, now become, to all intents and purposes, dead-letter days.
Festivals
Charles Lamb

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The vices of some men are magnificent.
Vice
Charles Lamb

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To be sick is to enjoy monarchical prerogatives.
Illness
Charles Lamb

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
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