CHARLES DICKENS Quotes

Charity begins at home and justice begins next door.

Charles Dickens

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

Charles Dickens

A loving heart is the truest wisdom.

Charles Dickens

It was not the wine, murmured Mr. Snodgrass, in a broken voice. It was the salmon.

Charles Dickens

.. Mr. Tulkinghorn sits at one of the open windows, enjoying a bottle of old port. Though a hard-grained man, close, dry, and silent, he can enjoy old wine with the best. He has a priceless bin of port in some artful cellar under the Fields, which is one of his many secrets. When he dines alone in chambers, as he has dined to-day, and has his bit of fish and his steak or chicken brought in from the coffee-house, he descends with a candle to the echoing regions below the deserted mansion, and, heralded by the remote reverberation of thundering doors, comes gravely back, encircled by an earthy atmosphere and carrying a bottle from which he pours a radiant nectar, two score and ten years old, that blushes in the glass to find itself so famous,and fills the whole room with the fragrance of southern grapes.

Charles Dickens

I have known a vast quantity of nonsense talked about bad men not looking you in the face. Don't trust that conventional idea. Dishonesty will stare honesty out of countenance, any day in the week, if there is anything to be got by it.

Charles Dickens

The men, who learn endurance, are they who call the whole world, brother.

Charles Dickens

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

Charles Dickens

The school is not quite deserted, said the Ghost. "A solitary child, neglected by his friends, is left there still.

Charles Dickens

The school is not quite deserted, said the Ghost. "A solitary child, neglected by his friends, is left there still.

Charles Dickens

It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.

Charles Dickens

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