CHARLES DICKENS Quotes

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

Charles Dickens

A lady of what is commonly called an uncertain temper -- a phrase which being interpreted signifies a temper tolerably certain to make everybody more or less uncomfortable.

Charles Dickens

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

Charles Dickens

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

I do come home at Christmas. We all do, or we all should. We all come home, or ought to come home, for a short holiday - the longer, the better - from the great boarding school where we are forever working at our arithmetical slates, to take, and give a rest.

Charles Dickens

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

Charles Dickens

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

Charles Dickens

Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts.

Charles Dickens

Never sign a valentine with your own name.

Charles Dickens

Every baby born into the world is a finer one than the last

Charles Dickens

Looking up, she showed him quite a young face, but one whose bloom and promise were all swept away, as if the haggard winter should unnaturally kill the spring.

Charles Dickens

There is probably a smell of roasted chestnuts and other good comfortable things all the time, for we are telling Winter Stories - Ghost Stories, or more shame for us - round the Christmas fire; and we have never stirred, except to draw a little nearer to it.

Charles Dickens

Philosophers are only men in armor after all.

Charles Dickens

Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.

Charles Dickens

A loving heart is the truest wisdom.

Charles Dickens

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