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Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens
(1812 - 1870)
English novelist.
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It is a far, far better thing that I do, than anything I have ever done; it is a far, far, better rest that I go to, than I have ever known.
- Charles Dickens | Death and Dying Quotes
I have known a vast quantity of nonsense talked about bad men not looking you in the face. Don't trust that conventional idea. Dishonesty will stare honesty out of countenance, any day in the week, if there is anything to be got by it.
- Charles Dickens | Deception Quotes
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
- Charles Dickens | Law and Lawyers Quotes
One always begins to forgive a place as soon as it's left behind.
- Charles Dickens | Memory Quotes
Minds, like bodies, will often fall into a pimpled, ill-conditioned state from mere excess of comfort.
- Charles Dickens | The Mind Quotes
It's over, and can't be helped, and that's one consolation, as they always say in Turkey, when they cut the wrong man's head off.
- Charles Dickens | Mistakes and Blunders Quotes
He had but one eye, and the pocket of prejudice runs in favour of two.
- Charles Dickens | Personal Appearance Quotes
Any man may be in good spirits and good temper when he's well dressed. There ain't much credit in that.
- Charles Dickens | Personal Appearance Quotes
Secret, and self-contained, and solitary as an oyster.
- Charles Dickens | Solitude Quotes
"It was as true", said Mr. Barkus, "as taxes is. And nothing is truer than them."
- Charles Dickens | Truth Quotes
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many-not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
- Charles Dickens | Regrets Quotes
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
- Charles Dickens | Forgiveness Quotes
Time is the greatest and longest-established spinner of all. ... His factory is a secret place, his work noiseless, and his hands are mutes.
- Charles Dickens | One Day Quotes
This is a world of action, and not for moping and droning in.
- Charles Dickens | Getting Going Quotes
God bless us every one.
- Charles Dickens | Blessing Quotes
I have known him (Micawber) come home to supper with a flood of tears, and a declaration that nothing was now left but a jail; and go to bed making a calculation of the expense of putting bow-windows to the house, "in case anything turned up," which was his favorite expression.
- Charles Dickens | Expectation Quotes
He has gone to the demnition bow-wows.
- Charles Dickens | Fate Quotes
Once a gentleman, always a gentleman.
- Charles Dickens | Gentleman Quotes
'Umble we are, 'umble we have been, 'umble we shall ever be.
- Charles Dickens | Humility Quotes
"If the law supposes that," said Mr. Bumble, "the law is a ass, a idiot."
- Charles Dickens | Law Quotes
"It was as true," said Mr. Barkis,... "as taxes is. And nothing's truer than them."
- Charles Dickens | Trust Quotes
I believe that Virtue shows quite as well in rags and patches as she does in purple and fine linen.
- Charles Dickens | Virtue Quotes


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