Charles Dickens Quotes

A silent look of affection and regard when all other eyes are turned coldly away--the consciousness that we possess the sympathy and affection of one being when all others have deserted us--is a hold, a stay, a comfort, in the deepest affliction, which no wealth could purchase, or power bestow.

Charles Dickens

There were times when he could not read the face he had studied so long, and when this lonely girl was a greater mystery to him than any women of the world...

Charles Dickens

It is good to be children sometimes, and never better that at Christmas, when its might Founder was a child Himself.

Charles Dickens

Night, like a giant, fills the church, from pavement to roof, and holds dominion through the silent hours. Pale dawn again comes peeping through the windows: and, giving place to day, sees night withdraw into the vaults, and follows it, and drives it out, and hides among the dead.

Charles Dickens

"A merry Christmas to everybody! A happy New Year to all the world!"

Charles Dickens

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

Charles Dickens

Home is a name, a word, it is a strong one; stronger than magician ever spoke, or spirit ever answered to, in the strongest conjuration.

Charles Dickens

He had but one eye and the pocket of prejudice runs in favor of two.

Charles Dickens

The most important human endeavor is the striving for morality in our actions. Our inner balance and even our very existence depend on it. Only morality in our actions can give beauty and dignity to life.

Charles Dickens

A friendly swarry, consisting of a boiled leg of mutton with the usual trimmings.

Charles Dickens

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

Charles Dickens

The sum of the whole is this: walk and be happy; walk and be healthy. The best way to lengthen out our days is to walk steadily and with a purpose.

Charles Dickens

Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.

Charles Dickens

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

Charles Dickens

We need never be ashamed of our tears.

Charles Dickens

External heat and cold had little influence on Scrooge. No warmth could warm, no wintry weather chill him. No wind that blew was bitterer than he, no falling snow was more intent upon its purpose, no pelting rain less open to entreaty.

Charles Dickens
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