Charles Dickens

1812 - 1870

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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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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A Quote by Charles Dickens on mankind

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I only ask to be free. The butterflies are free. Mankind will surely not deny to Harold Skimpole what it concedes to the butterflies!

Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870)

Source: Bleak House

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A Quote by Charles Dickens on genius

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Eccentricities of genius.

Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870)

Source: Pickwick Papers.

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A Quote by Charles Dickens on rest

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It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to, than I have ever known.

Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870)

Source: A Tale of Two Cities

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