Charles Dickens

1812 - 1870

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 and peace

Did it ever strike you on such a morning as this that drowning would be happiness and peace?

Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870)

Source: Pickwick Papers.

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A Quote by Charles Dickens

Dumb as a drum with a hole in it, sir.

Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870)

Source: Pickwick Papers.

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A Quote by Charles Dickens on good

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I took a good deal o' pains with his eddication, sir; let him run in the streets when he was very young, and shift for hisself. It's the only way to make a boy sharp, sir.

Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870)

Source: Pickwick Papers.

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A Quote by Charles Dickens

Take nothing on its looks; take everything on evidence. There's no better rule.

Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870)

Source: Our Mutual Friend

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A Quote by Charles Dickens

Not to put too fine a point upon it.

Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870)

Source: Bleak House.

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A Quote by Charles Dickens on friendship and soul

What is the odds so long as the fire of soul is kindled at the taper of conwiviality, and the wing of friendship never moults a feather!

Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870)

Source: The Old Curiosity Shop,

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A Quote by Charles Dickens

I wants to make your flesh creep.

Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870)

Source: Pickwick Papers.

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