Charles Dickens Quotes

​Charles Dickens


No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.

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

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.

Reflect upon your present blessings — of which every man has many — not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.

A loving heart is the truest wisdom.

We need never be ashamed of our tears.

A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.

It is a far, 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.

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

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

Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you’ve conquered human nature.

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

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

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

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

To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.

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

A day wasted on others is not wasted on one’s self.

To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.

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

A day wasted on others is not wasted on one’s self.

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