30+ Charles Dickens Quotes On Life, Friendship And Love.

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Reflect upon your present blessings — of which every man has many — not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some. – Charles Dickens.

Charles Dickens, in full Charles John Huffam Dickens, (born February 7, 1812, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England—died June 9, 1870, Gad’s Hill, near Chatham, Kent), English novelist, generally considered the greatest of the Victorian era. His many volumes include such works as A Christmas Carol, David Copperfield, Bleak House, A Tale of Two Cities, Great Expectations, and Our Mutual Friend.
Soure – Britannica.

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Charles Dickens Quotes:

  1. Every traveler has a home of his own, and he learns to appreciate it the more from his wandering.

2. Procrastination is the thief of time, collar him.

3. A day wasted on others is not wasted on one’s self.

4. It is a fair, even-handed, noble adjustment of things, that while there is infection in disease and sorrow, there is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humour.

‎5. And yet I have had the weakness, and have still the weakness, to wish you to know with what a sudden mastery you kindled me, heap of ashes that I am, into fire.

6. I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be.

7. There was a long hard time when I kept far from me the remembrance of what I had thrown away when I was quite ignorant of its worth.

.8. Suffering has been stronger than all other teaching, and has taught me to understand what your heart used to be. I have been bent and broken, but – I hope – into a better shape.

9. There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.

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

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11. A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.

12. 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.

13. Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts. I was better after I had cried, than before–more sorry, more aware of my own ingratitude, more gentle.

14. No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.

15. Trifles make the sum of life.

16. And O there are days in this life, worth life and worth death.

17. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair.

18. You have been the last dream of my soul.

19. The most important thing in life is to stop saying, ‘I wish’ and start saying, ‘I will’. Consider nothing impossible, then treat possibilities as probabilities.

20. Love, though said to be afflicted with blindness, is a vigilant watchman.

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21. The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.

22. Love her, love her, love her! If she favours you, love her. If she wounds you, love her. If she tears your heart to pieces – and as it gets older and stronger, it will tear deeper – love her, love her, love her!

23. Please sir, I want some more

24. To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.

25. Family not only needs to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also of those whom we’d give blood.

26. Change begets change. Nothing propagates so fast.

27. There is a wisdom of the head and wisdom of the heart.

28. In a word, I was too cowardly to do what I knew to be right, as I had been too cowardly to avoid doing what I knew to be wrong.

29. Ask no questions and you’ll be told no lies.

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

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