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Charlotte Lamb

  • She was an information service. She gathered it and she passed it on, often, Grandie said, much embellished. Mrs. Robinson was an artist. She was not content with life as it was — she improved upon it.

  • When one is innocent of pain, of the havoc it can wreak, one is never cruel. Cruelty is born of pain, of a need to hurt in turn.

  • I'll never go. How can I? How far would I get without my heart?

  • People should always mind their own business. More trouble is caused in this world by interference than any other single thing.

  • I wish you wouldn't walk in and out of my mind as though it was a railway station!

Charlotte Lamb, English writer

(1937 - 2000)

Real name: Sheila Ann Mary Coates Holland. Charlotte Lamb was her most popular pseudonym; she also wrote as Sheila Holland, Sheila Coates, Sheila Lancaster, Victoria Wolf, Laura Hardy.