Charles Dickens Quotes Part 31

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 31: Charles John Huffam Dickens was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world’s best-known fictional characters and is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era.

His works enjoyed unprecedented popularity during his lifetime and, by the 20th century, critics and scholars had recognised him as a literary genius. His novels and short stories are widely read today.

 

Charles Dickens  Quotes Part 31

Charles dickens quotes

 

“The ties that bind the wealthy and the proud to home may be forged on earth, but those which link the poor man to his humble hearth are of truer metal and bear the stamp of Heaven.”
― Charles Dickens, The Old Curiosity Shop

 

 

 

 

“Will you never understand that I am incorrigible?”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

“Why should you particularly like a man who resembles you? There is nothing in you to like; you know that.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

“It is good to be children sometimes, and never better than at Christmas when the Great Creator was a child himself.”
― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Writings

 

 

 

“He had been educated in no habits of application and concentration. The system which had addressed him in exactly the same manner as it had addressed hundreds of other boys, all varying in character and capacity, had enabled him to dash through his tasks, always with fair credit and often with distinction, but in a fitful, dazzling way that had confirmed his reliance on those very qualities in himself which it had been most desirable to direct and train. They were good qualities, without which no high place can be meritoriously won, but like fire and water, though excellent servants, they were very bad masters. If they had been under Richard’s direction, they would have been his friends; but Richard being under their direction, they became his enemies.”
― Charles Dickens, Bleak House

 

Charles Dickens  Quotes Part 31

 

“The carpenter’s daughter has won a name for herself, and deserved to win it”
― Charles Dickens, Contributions To All The Year Round

 

 

 

“I think the Romans must have aggravated one another very much, with their noses. Perhaps, they became the restless people they were, in consequence. Anyhow, Mr. Wopsle’s Roman nose so aggravated me, during the recital of my misdemeanours, that I should have liked to pull it until he howled.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

“Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.”
― Charles Dickens

 

 

 

“I have made up my mind that I must have money, Pa. I feel that I can’t beg it, borrow it, or steal it; and so I have resolved that I must marry it.”
― Charles Dickens, Our Mutual Friend

 

 

 

“Nothingever happened on this globe, for good, at which some people did not have their fill of laughter in the onset; and knowing that such as these would be blind anyway, he thought it quite as well that they should wrinkle up their eyes in grins, as have a malady in the less attractive forms.”
― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

 

 

 

“Mystery and disappointment are not absolutely indispensable to the growth of love, but they are, very often, its powerful auxiliaries.”
― Charles Dickens, Nicholas Nickleby

 

 

 

“The privileges of the side-table included the small prerogatives of sitting next to the toast, and taking two cups of tea to other people’s one.”
― Charles Dickens, Martin Chuzzlewit

 

 

 

“You hear, Eugene?’ said Lightwood over his shoulder. ‘You are deeply interested in lime.’
‘Without lime,’ returned that unmoved barrister at law, ‘my existence would be unilluminated by a ray of hope.”
― Charles Dickens, Our Mutual Friend

 

 

 

“I distress you; I draw fast to an end.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

Charles Dickens  Quotes Part 31

 

“Dinner over, we produced a bundle of pens, a copious supply of ink, and a goodly show of writing and blotting paper. For there was something very comfortable in having plenty of stationery.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

“his face, though lined, bore few traces of anxiety. But, perhaps the confidential bachelor clerks in Tellson’s Bank were principally occupied with the cares of other people; and perhaps second-hand cares, like second-hand clothes, come easily off and on.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

“When a plunge is to be made into the water, it’s of no use lingering on the bank.”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

 

“Whenever a person says to you that they are as innocent as lambs in all concerning money, look well after your own money, for they are dead certain to collar it, if they can. Whenever a person proclaims to you ‘In worldly matters I’m a child,’ you consider that that person is only a crying off from being held accountable, and that you have got that person’s number, and it’s Number One. Now, I am not a poetical man myself, except in a vocal way, when it goes round a company, but I’m a practical one, and that’s my experience. So’s this rule. Fast and loose in one thing, Fast and loose in everything. I never knew it fail. No more will you. Nor no one.”
― Charles Dickens, Bleak House

 

 

 

“There are many pleasant fictions of the law in constant operation, but there is not one so pleasant or practically humorous as that which supposes every man to be of equal value in its impartial eye, and the benefits of all laws to be equally attainable by all men, without the smallest reference to the furniture of their pockets.”
― Charles Dickens, Nicholas Nickleby

 

 

 

 

“Dios sabe que nunca hemos de avergonzarnos de nuestras lágrimas, porque son la lluvia que limpia el cegador polvo de la tierra que recubre nuestros corazones endurecidos.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

Charles Dickens  Quotes Part 31

 

“Pip, dear old chap. life is made of ever many partings welded together, as I may say, and one man’s a blacksmith and one’s a whitesmith, one’s a goldsmith, and one’s a coppersmith. Diwisions among such must come, and must be met as they come.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

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