You have freedom when you're easy in your harness.
~ Robert Frost
Charles Lamb Quotes
We grow gray in our spirit long before we grow gray in our hair.
A number of moralists condemn lotteries and refuse to see anything noble in the passion of the ordinary gambler. They judge gambling as some atheists judge religion, by its excesses.
Mother's love grows by giving.
Cards are war, in disguise of a sport.
How sickness enlarges the dimension of a man's self to himself!
A garden was the primitive prison, till man with Promethean felicity and boldness, luckily sinned himself out of it.
Man is a gaming animal. He must always be trying to get the better in something or other.
A pun is not bound by the laws which limit nicer wit. It is a pistol let off at the ear; not a feather to tickle the intellect.
Credulity is the man's weakness, but the child's strength.
He who hath not a dram of folly in his mixture hath pounds of much worse matter in his composition.
Borrowers of books - those mutilators of collections, spoilers of the symmetry of shelves, and creators of odd volumes.