Quotations From CHARLES DICKENS
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Here's the rule for bargains: "Do other men, for they would do you." That's the true business precept.Charles Dickens (1812-1870), British novelist. Jonas Chuzzlewit, in Martin Chuzzlewit, ch. 11 (1844).
"I took a good deal o' pains with his eddication, sir; let him run in the streets when he was wery young, and shift for his-self. It's the only way to make a boy sharp, sir."Charles Dickens (1812-1870), British novelist. The Pickwick Papers, ch. 20, p. 271 (1837). The elder Weller, on the rearing of his son.
Vices are sometimes only virtues carried to excess!Charles Dickens (1812-1870), British novelist. Mr. Morfin, in Dombey and Son, ch. 58 (1848).
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The men who learn endurance, are they who call the whole world, brother.Charles Dickens (1812-1870), British novelist. Mr. Haredale, in Barnaby Rudge, ch. 79 (1841).
By the by, who ever knew a man who never read or wrote neither who hadn't got some small back parlour which he would call a study!Charles Dickens (1812-1870), British novelist. The Pickwick Papers, ch. 35, p. 499 (1837).
That sort of half sigh, which, accompanied by two or three slight nods of the head, is pity's small change in general society.Charles Dickens (1812-1870), British novelist. Nicholas Nickleby, ch. 18, 218 (1839).
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There are strings in the human heart that had better not be vibrated.Charles Dickens (1812-1870), British novelist. Mr. Tappertit, in Barnaby Rudge, ch. 22 (1841).
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Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human natur'.Charles Dickens (1812-1870), British novelist. Mr. Squeers, in Nicholas Nickleby, ch. 5 (1838-1839).
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