Charles Dickens Quotes (53 quotations)

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1. "At this festive season of the year, Mr Scrooge," said the gentleman, taking up a pen, "it is more than usually desirable that we should make some slight provision for the poor and destitute, who suffer greatly at the present time... We choose this time, because it is a time, of all others, when Want is keenly felt, and Abundance rejoices. - Charles Dickens

2. A loving heart is the truest wisdom. - Charles Dickens

3. A man who could build a church, as one may say, by squinting at a sheet of paper. - Charles Dickens

4. A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other. A solemn consideration, when I enter a great city by night, that everyone of those darkly clustered houses encloses it's own secret that every room in every one of them encloses its own secret that every beating heart in the hundreds of thousands of breasts there, is, in some of it's imaginings, a secret to the heart nearest it! - Charles Dickens

5. Accidents will occur in the best regulated families. - Charles Dickens

6. Ain't I volatile? - Charles Dickens

7. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pound ought and six, result misery. - Charles Dickens

8. But I am sure that I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round...as a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable, pleasant time; the only time I know of, in the long calendar of the year, when men and women seem by one consent to open their shut-up hearts freely. - Charles Dickens

9. Do you spell it with a "V" or a "W"?' inquired the judge. 'That depends upon the taste and fancy of the speller, my Lord'... - Charles Dickens

10. Eccentricities of genius. - Charles Dickens

11. Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true. - Charles Dickens

12. Father Time is not always a hard parent, and, though he tarries for none of his children, often lays his hand lightly upon those who have used him well;making them old men and women inexorably enough, but leaving their hearts and spirits young and in full vigour. With such people the grey head is but the impression of the old fellow's hand in giving them his blessing, and every wrinkle but a notch in the quiet calendar of a well-spent life. - Charles Dickens

13. Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home! - Charles Dickens

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

15. He would make a lovely corpse. - Charles Dickens

16. He'd make a lovely corpse. - Charles Dickens

17. I do not know the American gentleman, god forgive me for putting two such words together. - Charles Dickens

18. I love these little people; and it is not a slight thing when they, who are so fresh from God, love us. - Charles Dickens

19. I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time... - Charles Dickens

20. I only ask for information. - Charles Dickens

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

22. I wants to make your flesh creep. - Charles Dickens

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

24. It is a far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to than I have ever known. - Charles Dickens

25. It is a far, far better thing that I do now, then I have ever done before... it is a far better rest that I go to, than I have ever known before. - Charles Dickens

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