Charles Dickens Quotes

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A loving heart is the truest wisdom.
Charles Dickens (David Copperfield, 1850)
The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.
Charles Dickens (Nicholas Nickleby, 1838-1839)
I only ask to be free. The butterflies are free.
Charles Dickens (Bleak House, 1868)
There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart.
Charles Dickens (Hard Times, 1854)
Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature.
Charles Dickens (Nicholas Nickleby, 1838-1839)
Procrastination is the thief of time, collar him.
Charles Dickens (David Copperfield, 1850)
Trifles make the sum of life.
Charles Dickens (David Copperfield, 1850)
Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.
Charles Dickens (Martin Chuzzlewit, 1843-1844)
A boy's story is the best that is ever told.
Charles Dickens (Mrs. Lirriper's Lodgings, Chapter 2)

Charles Dickens Quote: We forge the chains we wear in life...
We forge the chains we wear in life.
Charles Dickens (A Christmas Carol, 1843)
Great men are seldom over-scrupulous in the arrangement of their attire.
Charles Dickens (The Pickwick Papers, 1836)
This is a world of action, and not for moping and droning in.
Charles Dickens (David Copperfield, 1850)
In love of home, the love of country has its rise.
Charles Dickens (The Old Curioisity Shop, 1841)
Train up a fig tree in the way it should go, and when you are old sit under the shade of it.
Charles Dickens (Dombey and Son, 1846-1848)
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
Charles Dickens (Our Mutual Friend, 1864-1865)
A man must take the fat with the lean.
Charles Dickens (David Copperfield, 1850)
You have been the last dream of my soul.
Charles Dickens (A Tale of Two Cities, 1859)
There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.
Charles Dickens (A Christmas Carol, 1843)
Facts alone are wanted in life. Plant nothing else, and root out everything else.
Charles Dickens (Hard Times, 1854)
Once a gentleman, and always a gentleman.
Charles Dickens (Little Dorit, 1855-1857)
Let us be moral. Let us contemplate existence.
Charles Dickens (Martin Chuzzlewit, 1843-1844)


We need never be ashamed of our tears.
Charles Dickens (Great Expectations, 1860-1861)
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Charles Dickens (The Old Curioisity Shop, 1841)
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.
Charles Dickens (A Tale of Two Cities, 1859)
When found, make a note of.
Charles Dickens (Dombey and Son, 1846-1848)
Accidents will occur in the best regulated families.
Charles Dickens (David Copperfield, 1850)
Take nothing on its looks; take everything on evidence. There's no better rule.
Charles Dickens (Great Expectations, 1860-1861)
Grief never mended no broken bones.
Charles Dickens (Sketches by Boz, 1836)
An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.
Charles Dickens (Quoted in Many Thoughts of Many Minds, 1862)
Vices are sometimes only virtues carried to excess!
Charles Dickens (Dombey and Son, 1846-1848)
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Charles Dickens Biography

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Born: February 7, 1812
Died: June 9, 1870

Charles Dickens was an English writer who is known world wide for his novels and iconic characters. He was in his time (Victorian Era) the most popular writer, and he still remains popular to this day.

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The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club (1836 - 1837)
The Adventures of Oliver Twist (1837 - 1839)
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1838 - 1839)
Barnaby Rudge (1841)
A Christmas Carol (1843)
David Copperfield (1849 - 1850)
Hard Times (1854)
A Tale of Two Cities (1859)
Great Expectations (1860 - 1861)
Our Mutual Friend (1864 - 1865)
The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1870)
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