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A list of the best Charles Dickens quotes. This list is arranged by which famous Charles Dickens quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest Charles Dickens quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from Charles Dickens should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable Charles Dickens quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.

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A loving heart is the truest wisdom. Charles Dickens

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

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It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other wayin short, the period was so far like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good or for evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only. Charles Dickens

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God bless us every one! said Tiny Tim, the last of all. Charles Dickens

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michaelj72 added Never close your lips to those whom you have already opened your heart.

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Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door. Charles Dickens

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

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There are strings in the human heart that had better not be vibrated. Charles Dickens

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Cheerfulness and contentment are great beautifiers and are famous preservers of youthful looks. Charles Dickens

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I feel an earnest and humble desire, and shall till I die, to increase the stock of harmless cheerfulness. Charles Dickens

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The word of a gentleman is as good as his bond; and sometimes better. Charles Dickens

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

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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

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Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature . Charles Dickens

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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

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My other piece of advice, Copperfield, said Mr. Micawber, you know. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought and six, result misery. The blossom is blighted, the leaf is withered, the god of day goes down upon the dreary scene, andand, in short, you are for ever floored. As I am! Charles Dickens

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Mind like bodies, will often fall into a pimpled, ill-conditioned state from mere excess of comfort. Charles Dickens

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A man in public life expects to be sneered at -- it is the fault of his elevated situation, and not of himself. Charles Dickens

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There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts. Charles Dickens

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Keep out of Chancery. It's being ground to bits in a slow mill; it's being roasted at a slow fire; it's being stung to death by single bees; it's being drowned by drops; it's going mad by grains. Charles Dickens

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

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Regrets are the natural property of gray hairs. Charles Dickens

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Minds, like bodies, will fall into a pimpled, ill-conditioned state from mere excess of comfort. Charles Dickens

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

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