Friday, 24 August 2012

Time For Charles Dickens Quotes

"The one great principle of English law is to make business for itself." Charles Dickens

"If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers." Charles Dickens

"Fan the sinking flame of hilarity with the wing of friendship; and pass the rosy wine." Charles Dickens

"A boy's story is the best that is ever told." Charles Dickens

"It opens the lungs, washes the countenance, exercises the eyes, and softens down the temper; so cry away." Charles Dickens

"He had but one eye and the pocket of prejudice runs in favor of two." Charles Dickens

"Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature." Charles Dickens

"A loving heart is the truest wisdom." Charles Dickens

"The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again." Charles Dickens

"Renunciation remains sorrow, though a sorrow borne willingly." Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens Quotes
Charles John Huffam Dickens

Charles John Huffam Dickens ( 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic who is generally regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period and the creator of some of the world's most memorable fictional characters. During his lifetime Dickens's works enjoyed unprecedented popularity and fame, and by the twentieth century his literary genius was fully recognized by critics and scholars. His novels and short stories continue to enjoy an enduring popularity among the general reading public.

Born in Portsmouth, England, Dickens left school to work in a factory after his father was thrown into debtors' prison. Though he had little formal education, his early impoverishment drove him to succeed. He edited a weekly journal for 20 years, wrote 15 novels and hundreds of short stories and non-fiction articles, lectured and performed extensively, was an indefatigable letter writer, and campaigned vigorously for children's rights, education, and other social reforms.
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"Regrets are the natural property of grey hairs." Charles Dickens

"There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart." Charles Dickens

"Dignity, and even holiness too, sometimes, are more questions of coat and waistcoat than some people imagine." Charles Dickens

"There is nothing so strong or safe in an emergency of life as the simple truth." Charles Dickens

"The men who learn endurance, are they who call the whole world, brother." Charles Dickens

"There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts." Charles Dickens

"A day wasted on others is not wasted on one's self." Charles Dickens

"Any man may be in good spirits and good temper when he's well dressed. There ain't much credit in that." Charles Dickens

"Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door." Charles Dickens

"Great men are seldom over-scrupulous in the arrangement of their attire." Charles Dickens

If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers. Charles Dickens Quotes

"There are strings in the human heart that had better not be vibrated." Charles Dickens

"We are so very 'umble." Charles Dickens

"The first rule of business is: Do other men for they would do you." Charles Dickens

"The civility which money will purchase, is rarely extended to those who have none." Charles Dickens

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." Charles Dickens

"There are only two styles of portrait painting; the serious and the smirk." Charles Dickens

"We forge the chains we wear in life." Charles Dickens

"Credit is a system whereby a person who can not pay gets another person who can not pay to guarantee that he can pay." Charles Dickens

"I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year." Charles Dickens

"This is a world of action, and not for moping and droning in." Charles Dickens

"It's my old girl that advises. She has the head. But I never own to it before her. Discipline must be maintained." Charles Dickens

"There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast." Charles Dickens

"Papa, potatoes, poultry, prunes and prism, are all very good words for the lips." Charles Dickens

"I only ask to be free. The butterflies are free." Charles Dickens

"Let us be moral. Let us contemplate existence." Charles Dickens

"The age of chivalry is past. Bores have succeeded to dragons." Charles Dickens

"You don't carry in your countenance a letter of recommendation." Charles Dickens

"No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it to anyone else." Charles Dickens

"Anything for the quick life, as the man said when he took the situation at the lighthouse." Charles Dickens

"He would make a lovely corpse." Charles Dickens

"An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself." Charles Dickens

"Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts." Charles Dickens

"It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations." Charles Dickens

"'Tis love that makes the world go round, my baby." Charles Dickens

"Bring in the bottled lightning, a clean tumbler, and a corkscrew." Charles Dickens

"Life is made of ever so many partings welded together." Charles Dickens

"Vices are sometimes only virtues carried to excess!" Charles Dickens

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