Charles Dickens

1812 - 1870

A Quote by Charles Dickens

He would make a lovely corpse.

Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870)

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A Quote by Charles Dickens

When found, make a note of.

Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870)

Source: Dombey and Son.

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A Quote by Charles Dickens on charity, good, learning, understanding, and worth

Wen you're a married man, Samivel, you'll understand a good many things as you don't understand now; but vether it's worth while goin' through so much to learn so little, as the charity-boy sand ven he go to the end of the alphabet, it's a matter of taste.

Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870)

Source: Mr. Weller in Pickwick Papers

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A Quote by Charles Dickens on heart and temper

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

Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870)

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A Quote by Charles Dickens on nature

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It will generally be found that those who sneer habitually at human nature, and affect to despise it, are among its worst and least pleasant samples.

Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870)

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A Quote by Charles Dickens on awareness and motherhood

I am well aware that I am the 'umblest person going. . . . My mother is likewise a very 'umble person. We live in a 'umble abode. [Uriah Heep]

Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870)

Source: David Copperfield

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A Quote by Charles Dickens on idealism, imagination, and mind

'Mind and matter,' said the lady in the wig, 'glide swift into the vortex if immensity. Howls the sublime, and softly sleeps the calm Ideal, in the whispering chambers of Imagination.'

Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870)

Source: Martin Chuzzelwit

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A Quote by Charles Dickens on happiness, income, and misery

Annual income twenty pound, annual expenditure nineteen nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pound, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought and six, result misery.

Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870)

Source: Mr. Micawber in David Copperfield

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A Quote by Charles Dickens on choice, food, life, and plants

Oh, a dainty plant is the ivy green, That creepeth o'er ruins old! Of right choice food are his meals, I ween, In his cell so lone and cold. Creeping where no life is seen, A rare old plant is the ivy green.

Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870)

Source: Pickwick Papers.

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A Quote by Charles Dickens on laws

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'If the law supposes that,' said Mr. Bumble . . . 'the law is a ass, a idiot.'

Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870)

Source: Oliver Twist,

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