Top 35 Brilliant Charles Dickens Quotes To Read Now

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Charles Dickens is one of the most well-known English writers who made his mark on society. Although he is often thought to be a workaholic, Dickens was not without his struggles. He lost both of his parents early in life and struggled with poverty for much of his life. He wrote classic novels such as Oliver Twist, Nicholas Nickleby, A Christmas Carol, and The Old Curiosity Shop during the Victorian era. These novels are still read today by people all over the world.

Most people know Charles Dickens as a famous author from the 19th century. But what is lesser known is that he was also a very successful businessman. He ran a weekly journal called Household Words since 1824, which allowed him to raise revenue from advertisements.

Dickens is credited with reviving romance in English literature, and his best-known works include “A Tale of Two Cities,” “Great Expectations,” “Oliver Twist,” and “The Christmas Carol.

These famous quotes will help you become a kind-hearted person no matter what type of situation you may be in throughout your life..”

Top 35 Brilliant Charles Dickens Quotes

“Cheerfulness and contentment are great beautifiers, and are famous preservers of good looks.”

“There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.”

“There can be no disparity in marriage like unsuitability of mind and purpose.”

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

“My advice is, never do to-morrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time. Collar him!”

“No varnish can hide the grain of the wood; and that the more varnish you put on, the more the grain will express itself.”

“Take nothing on its looks; take everything on evidence. There’s no better rule.”

“I wish you to know that you have been the last dream of my soul.”

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

“Spring is the time of year when it is summer in the sun and winter in the shade.”

“Life is made of so many partings welded together”

“It’s in vain to recall the past, unless it works some influence upon the present.”

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

“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.”

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

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

“Happiness is a gift and the trick is not to expect it, but to delight in it when it comes.”

“We need never be ashamed of our tears. ”

“Nothing that we do, is done in vain. I believe, with all my soul, that we shall see triumph.”

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

“Ask no questions, and you’ll be told no lies.”

“The broken heart. You think you will die, but you just keep living, day after day after terrible day.”

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

“A loving heart is the truest wisdom. ”

“Death may beget life, but oppression can beget nothing other than itself.”

“We changed again, and yet again, and it was now too late and too far to go back, and I went on. And the mists had all solemnly risen now, and the world lay spread before me.”

“Think now and then that there is a man who would give his life, to keep a life you love beside you.”

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

“There is a wisdom of the head, and… there is a wisdom of the heart.”

“Pause you who read this, and think for a moment of the long chain of iron or gold, of thorns or flowers, that would never have bound you, but for the formation of the first link on one memorable day.”

“There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast. ”

“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. ”

“Never close your lips to those whom you have already opened your heart.”

“I must be taken as I have been made. The success is not mine, the failure is not mine, but the two together make me.”

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