Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens

English writer

Lived from: 1812-1870

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: Charles Dickens

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    Procrastination is the thief of time.
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    A man is lucky if he is the first love of a woman. A woman is lucky if she is the last love of a man.
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    Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness.
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    A boy's story is the best that is ever told.
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    A day wasted on others is not wasted on one's self.
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    A lady of what is commonly called an uncertain temper - a phrase which being interpreted signifies a temper tolerably certain to make everybody more or less uncomfortable.
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    A loving heart is the truest wisdom
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    A man in public life expects to be sneered at - it is the fault of his elevated situation, and not of himself.
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    A person who can't pay gets another person who can't pay to guarantee that he can pay. Like a person with two wooden legs getting another person with two wooden legs to guarantee that he has got two natural legs. It don't make either of them able to do a walking-match.
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    A very little key will open a very heavy door.
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    A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.
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    Accidents will occur in the best-regulated families; and in families not regulated by that pervading influence which sanctifies while it enhances... in short, by the influence of Woman, in the lofty character of Wife, they may be expected with confidence, and must be borne with philosophy.
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    Anything for the quick life, as the man said when he took the situation at the lighthouse.
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    Ask no questions, and you'll be told no lies.
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    Bring in the bottled lightning, a clean tumbler, and a corkscrew.
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