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About Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens was an English writer and social critic.
Charles Dickens, a prolific writer of the working class, started to achieve fame in the late 1830s. His first successful novel, The Pickwick Papers, was published periodically in installments. This new style of publishing a novel allowed Dickens to both capture the attention of his audience and adapt his work based on their reactions. Dickens work was often about poorer citizens, which was unusual at the time. Some of Dickens' most famous work includes David Copperfield, Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, and A Tale of Two Cities.
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Famous quotes by Charles Dickens
A boy's story is the best that is ever told.Charles Dickens
A loving heart is the truest wisdom.Charles Dickens
Any man may be in good spirits and good temper when he's well dressed. There ain't much credit in that.Charles Dickens
Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.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.Charles Dickens
Fan the sinking flame of hilarity with the wing of friendship and pass the rosy wine.Charles Dickens
Great men are seldom over-scrupulous in the arrangement of their attire.Charles Dickens
Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!Charles Dickens
Home is a name, a word, it is a strong one stronger than magician ever spoke, or spirit ever answered to, in the strongest conjuration.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 there is anything to be got by it.Charles Dickens
I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.Charles Dickens
I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.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
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.Charles Dickens
Most men are individuals no longer so far as their business, its activities, or its moralities are concerned. They are not units but fractions.Charles Dickens
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
Papa, potatoes, poultry, prunes and prism, are all very good words for the lips.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
Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature.Charles Dickens
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
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
The first rule of business is: Do other men for they would do you.Charles Dickens
The men who learn endurance, are they who call the whole world, brother.Charles Dickens
The one great principle of English law is to make business for itself.Charles Dickens
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.Charles Dickens
There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast.Charles Dickens
There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart.Charles Dickens
There is nothing so strong or safe in an emergency of life as the simple truth.Charles Dickens
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.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 thoroughly been in earnest.Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens' Popularity
Charles Dickens was a famous English author, who was born on February 7, 1812. As a person born on this date, Charles Dickens is listed in our database as the 1st most popular celebrity for the day (February 7) and the 1st most popular for the year (1812).
People born on February 7 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Charles Dickens is the 84th most popular Aquarius.
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