Charles Dickens Quotes
"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."
"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'."
"Papa, potatoes, poultry, prunes and prism, are all very good words for the lips."
"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times."
"He would make a lovely corpse."
"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!"
"I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year."
"You don't carry in your countenance a letter of recommendation."
"There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart."
"Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness."
"The age of chivalry is past. Bores have succeeded to dragons."
"Most men are individuals no longer so far as their business, its activities, or its moralities are concerned. They are not units but fractions."
"Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts."
"The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists."
"Whatever I have tried to do in life, I have tried with all my heart to do it well; whatever I have devoted myself to, I have devoted myself completely; in great aims and in small I have always thoroughly been in earnest."
"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..."
"A loving heart is the truest wisdom."
"Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes of which all men have some."
"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."
"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'..."
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