Charles Dickens

33+ Charles Dickens Quotes

Charles Dickens is widely regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian Era. Charles Dickens was born in England in the year 1812 on 7 February. He was the second child of his parents. Dickens is considered a literary genius. He edited newspaper, wrote novels and novellas. Many of his books are still read today. Dickens had to leave school to work in a factory to recover his father's debts. Though formal education was not pursued by him, he achieved great success in the literary field.

He rose to prominence with the publication of the novel the Pickwick Papers. Charles Dickens became internationally accepted and famous within the next couple of years. His writings were based on keen observation of character and society. He was known and famous for his satiric and humorous approach. A Christmas Carol, Oliver Twist, A Tale of Two Cities, David Copperfield are some of the most notable works of Charles Dickens. Fellow novelist and writer of his time were amazed by Dickens. Charles dickens influenced the writing style of his time and for upcoming generations. His style of portraying a situation rr character got the names of Dickensian.

In the year 2002, Charles Dickens was named at number 41 in the BBC's poll of the 100 Greatest Britons. Many countries including the Soviet Union, Antigua, Cameroon, Dubai, Mozambique issued postage stamps featuring Dickens. Charles Dickens remains relevant still today. His writings and wisdom still motivate us and shows us the path of living life. His humor makes us laugh. Today we have gathered quotes from Charles Dickens about life, humor, and prospects of life.

Regrets are the natural property of grey hairs. Charles Dickens
Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own. Charles Dickens
The men who learn endurance, are they who call the whole world, brother. Charles Dickens
Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart. Charles Dickens
A loving heart is the truest wisdom. Charles Dickens
Virtue shows quite as well in rags and patches as she does in purple and fine linen. Charles Dickens
The age of chivalry is past. Bores have succeeded to dragons. Charles Dickens
The civility which money will purchase, is rarely extended to those who have none. Charles Dickens
There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor. Charles Dickens
There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast. Charles Dickens
Cheerfulness and contentment are great beautifiers, and are famous preservers of good looks. Charles Dickens
All of us have wonders hidden in our breasts, only needing circumstances to evoke them. Charles Dickens
There are strings in the human heart that had better not be vibrated. Charles Dickens
Gold conjures up a mist about a man, more destructive of all his old senses and lulling to his feelings than the fumes of charcoal. Charles Dickens
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another. Charles Dickens
A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other. Charles Dickens
The Pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again. Charles Dickens
The first rule of business is: Do other men for they would do you. Charles Dickens
A boy's story is the best that is ever told. Charles Dickens
There might be some credit in being jolly. Charles Dickens
We need never be ashamed of our tears. Charles Dickens
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Charles Dickens
There are only two styles of portrait painting; the serious and the smirk. Charles Dickens
Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has many - not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some. Charles Dickens
Trifles make the sum of life. Charles Dickens
The word of a gentleman is as good as his bond; and sometimes better. Charles Dickens
Every baby born into the world is a finer one than the last. Charles Dickens
The more man knows of man, the better for the common brotherhood among men. Charles Dickens
Anything that makes a noise is satisfactory to a crowd. Charles Dickens
Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door. Charles Dickens
If there were no bad people there would be no good lawyers. Charles Dickens
It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations. Charles Dickens
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts. Charles Dickens
Man cannot really improve himself without improving others. Charles Dickens
An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself. Charles Dickens
Minds, like bodies, will often fall into a pimpled, ill-conditioned state from mere excess of comfort. Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens is a pioneer of English literature. He amazed us with his talent and the precise style of looking towards life. He has a great influence on English literature and still one of the most read authors of all time. Our deepest respect for Charles Dickens.

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