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quote by Charles Dickens: For nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own; and from morning to night, as from the cradle to the grave, it is but a succession of changes so gentle and easy that we can scarce… with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

For nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own; and from morning to night, as from the cradle to the grave, it is but a succession of changes so gentle and easy that we can scarcely mark their progress.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: It was a cold hard easterly morning when he latched the garden gate and turned away. The light snowfall which had feathered his schoolroom windows on the Thursday, still lingered in the air, and was … with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

It was a cold hard easterly morning when he latched the garden gate and turned away. The light snowfall which had feathered his schoolroom windows on the Thursday, still lingered in the air, and was falling white, while the wind blew black.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen nineteen and six , result happiness.
Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought and six, result misery. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen nineteen and six , result happiness.
Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought and six, result misery.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: We umble ones have got eyes, mostly speaking -- and we look out of 'em. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

We umble ones have got eyes, mostly speaking -- and we look out of 'em.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: I have known a vast quantity of nonsense talked about bad men not looking you in the face. Don't trust that conventional idea. Dishonesty will stare honesty out of countenance any day in the week, if… with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

I have known a vast quantity of nonsense talked about bad men not looking you in the face. Don't trust that conventional idea. Dishonesty will stare honesty out of countenance any day in the week, if there is anything to be got by it.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: And can it be that in a world so full and busy the loss of one creature makes a void so wide and deep that nothing but the width and depth of eternity can fill it up! with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

And can it be that in a world so full and busy the loss of one creature makes a void so wide and deep that nothing but the width and depth of eternity can fill it up!

--Charles Dickens

quote by Charles Dickens: There can be no disparity in marriage like unsuitability of mind and purpose. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

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

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: A dream, all a dream, that ends in nothing, and leaves the sleeper where he lay down, but I wish you to know that you inspired it. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

A dream, all a dream, that ends in nothing, and leaves the sleeper where he lay down, but I wish you to know that you inspired it.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: There was a piece of ornamental water immediately below the parapet, on the other side, into which Mr. James Harthouse had a very strong inclination to pitch Mr. Thomas Gradgrind Junior. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

There was a piece of ornamental water immediately below the parapet, on the other side, into which Mr. James Harthouse had a very strong inclination to pitch Mr. Thomas Gradgrind Junior.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: And a beautiful world we live in, when it is possible, and when many other such things are possible, and not only possible, but done -- done, see you! -- under that sky there, every day. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

And a beautiful world we live in, when it is possible, and when many other such things are possible, and not only possible, but done -- done, see you! -- under that sky there, every day.

--Charles Dickens


quote by Charles Dickens: I care for no man on earth, and no man on earth cares for me. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

I care for no man on earth, and no man on earth cares for me.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: That glorious vision of doing good is so often the sanguine mirage of so many good minds. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

That glorious vision of doing good is so often the sanguine mirage of so many good minds.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: My advice is, never do to-morrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time. Collar him! with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

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

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: Procrastination is the thief of time, collar him. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

Procrastination is the thief of time, collar him.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: Spring is the time of year when it is summer in the sun and winter in the shade. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

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

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: She had curiously thoughtful and attentive eyes; eyes that were very pretty and very good. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

She had curiously thoughtful and attentive eyes; eyes that were very pretty and very good.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes of which all men have some. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes of which all men have some.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: There is something in sickness that breaks down the pride of manhood. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

There is something in sickness that breaks down the pride of manhood.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: I hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

I hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: The world belongs to those who set out to conquer it armed with self confidence and good humour. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

The world belongs to those who set out to conquer it armed with self confidence and good humour.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: There is prodigious strength in sorrow and despair. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

There is prodigious strength in sorrow and despair.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: Trifles make the sum of life. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

Trifles make the sum of life.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door. with background image: dog on pier at water

Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

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

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: We need never be ashamed of our tears. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

We need never be ashamed of our tears.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: There is a wisdom of the head, and… there is a wisdom of the heart. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

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

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

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

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: You know what I am going to say. I love you. What other men may mean when they use that expression, I cannot tell; what I mean is, that I am under the influence of some tremendous attraction which I … with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

You know what I am going to say. I love you. What other men may mean when they use that expression, I cannot tell; what I mean is, that I am under the influence of some tremendous attraction which I have resisted in vain, and which overmasters me.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: 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. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

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.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: Never close your lips to those whom you have already opened your heart. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

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

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: Happiness is a gift and the trick is not to expect it, but to delight in it when it comes. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

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

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: Although a skillful flatterer is a most delightful companion if you have him all to yourself, his taste becomes very doubtful when he takes to complimenting other people. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

Although a skillful flatterer is a most delightful companion if you have him all to yourself, his taste becomes very doubtful when he takes to complimenting other people.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: It is a pleasant thing to reflect upon, and furnishes a complete answer to those who contend for the gradual degeneration of the human species, that every baby born into the world is a finer one than… with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

It is a pleasant thing to reflect upon, and furnishes a complete answer to those who contend for the gradual degeneration of the human species, that every baby born into the world is a finer one than the last.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: It's my old girl that advises. She has the head. But I never own to it before her. Discipline must be maintained. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

It's my old girl that advises. She has the head. But I never own to it before her. Discipline must be maintained.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: Let us be moral. Let us contemplate existence. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

Let us be moral. Let us contemplate existence.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: He had but one eye and the pocket of prejudice runs in favor of two. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

He had but one eye and the pocket of prejudice runs in favor of two.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: There are not a few among the disciples of charity who require, in their vocation, scarcely less excitement than the votaries of pleasure in theirs. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

There are not a few among the disciples of charity who require, in their vocation, scarcely less excitement than the votaries of pleasure in theirs.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: There are only two styles of portrait painting; the serious and the smirk. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

There are only two styles of portrait painting; the serious and the smirk.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: When a man bleeds inwardly, it is a dangerous thing for himself; but when he laughs inwardly, it bodes no good to other people. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

When a man bleeds inwardly, it is a dangerous thing for himself; but when he laughs inwardly, it bodes no good to other people.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: We forge the chains we wear in life. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

We forge the chains we wear in life.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: Life is made of ever so many partings welded together. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

Life is made of ever so many partings welded together.

--Charles Dickens

quote by Charles Dickens: It opens the lungs, washes the countenance, exercises the eyes, and softens down the temper; so cry away. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

It opens the lungs, washes the countenance, exercises the eyes, and softens down the temper; so cry away.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: Papa, potatoes, poultry, prunes and prism, are all very good words for the lips. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

Papa, potatoes, poultry, prunes and prism, are all very good words for the lips.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: You don't carry in your countenance a letter of recommendation. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

You don't carry in your countenance a letter of recommendation.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: Anything for the quick life, as the man said when he took the situation at the lighthouse. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

Anything for the quick life, as the man said when he took the situation at the lighthouse.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: There is nothing so strong or safe in an emergency of life as the simple truth. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

There is nothing so strong or safe in an emergency of life as the simple truth.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: The age of chivalry is past. Bores have succeeded to dragons. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

The age of chivalry is past. Bores have succeeded to dragons.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: A loving heart is the truest wisdom. with background image: red rose
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A loving heart is the truest wisdom.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

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

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

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

--Charles Dickens

quote by Charles Dickens: Regrets are the natural property of grey hairs. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

Regrets are the natural property of grey hairs.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

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

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: In the little world in which children have their existence, whosoever brings them up, there is nothing so finely perceived and so finely felt, as injustice. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

In the little world in which children have their existence, whosoever brings them up, there is nothing so finely perceived and so finely felt, as injustice.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: The men who learn endurance, are they who call the whole world, brother. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

The men who learn endurance, are they who call the whole world, brother.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: May not the complaint, that common people are above their station, often take its rise in the fact of uncommon people being below theirs? with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

May not the complaint, that common people are above their station, often take its rise in the fact of uncommon people being below theirs?

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: Whatever I have tried to do in life, I have tried with all my heart to do it well; whatever I have devoted myself to, I have devoted myself completely; in great aims and in small I have always thorou… with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

Whatever I have tried to do in life, I have tried with all my heart to do it well; whatever I have devoted myself to, I have devoted myself completely; in great aims and in small I have always thoroughly been in earnest.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: The civility which money will purchase, is rarely extended to those who have none. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

The civility which money will purchase, is rarely extended to those who have none.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: Send forth the child and childish man together, and blush for the pride that libels our own old happy state, and gives its title to an ugly and distorted image. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

Send forth the child and childish man together, and blush for the pride that libels our own old happy state, and gives its title to an ugly and distorted image.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself. with background image: splashy color wallpaper
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An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

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

--Charles Dickens

Longer Version:

A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other...every beating heart in the hundreds of thousands of breasts there, is, in some of its imaginings, a secret to the heart nearest it!


quote by Charles Dickens: Credit is a system whereby a person who can not pay gets another person who can not pay to guarantee that he can pay. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

Credit is a system whereby a person who can not pay gets another person who can not pay to guarantee that he can pay.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: He would make a lovely corpse. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

He would make a lovely corpse.

--Charles Dickens
quote by Charles Dickens: It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.

--Charles Dickens

Longer Version:

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,.


quote by Charles Dickens: Cows are my passion. What I have ever sighed for has been to retreat to a Swiss farm, and live entirely surrounded by cows -- and china. with background image: photo of author Charles Dickens with quote

Cows are my passion. What I have ever sighed for has been to retreat to a Swiss farm, and live entirely surrounded by cows -- and china.

--Charles Dickens

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