58 Charles Dickens Quotes to Inspire You:

 

  1. “Let us be moral. Let us contemplate existence.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

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

 

  1. “Industry is the soul of business and the keystone of prosperity.” — CHARLES DICKENS
  1. “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

 

  1. “I do not know the American gentleman, God forgive me for putting two such words together.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

  1. “The sun himself is weak when he first rises, and gathers strength and courage as the day gets on.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

  1. “But injustice breeds injustice; the fighting with shadows and being defeated by them necessitates the setting up of substances to combat.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

  1. “Every failure teaches a man something, if he will but learn.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

  1. “A loving heart is the truest wisdom.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 



 

  1. “The most important thing in life is to stop saying ‘I wish’ and start saying ‘I will.’ Consider nothing impossible, then treat possibilities as probabilities.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

  1. “Grief never mended no broken bones.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

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

 

  1. “Throughout life, our worst weaknesses and meannesses are usually committed for the sake of the people we most despise.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

  1. “The aim of talk should be like the aim of a flying arrow — to hit the mark; but to this end there must be a mark to hit, that is, there must be a listener.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

  1. “Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

  1. “Procrastination is the thief of time, collar him.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

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

 

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

 

  1. “I’ll tell you … what real love is. It is blind devotion, unquestioning self-humiliation, utter submission, trust and belief against yourself and against the whole world, giving up your whole heart and soul to the smiter.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

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

 

  1. “Do all the good you can and make as little fuss about it as possible.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

  1. “Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door. To a young heart everything is fun.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

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

 

  1. “A day wasted on others is not wasted on one’s self.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

  1. “Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

  1. “Poetry makes life what lights and music do the stage.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 



 

  1. “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

 

  1. “My advice is to never do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

  1. “It is a hopeless endeavour to attract people to a theatre unless they can be first brought to believe that they will never get in.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

  1. “The word of a gentleman is as good as his bond; and sometimes better.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

  1. “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.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

  1. “Death may beget life, but oppression can beget nothing other than itself.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

  1. “The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

  1. “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

 

  1. “Dreams are the bright creatures of poem and legend, who sport on earth in the night season, and melt away in the first beam of the sun, which lights grim care and stern reality on their daily pilgrimage through the world.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

  1. “It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

  1. “All of us have wonders hidden in our breasts, only needing circumstances to evoke them.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

  1. “Subdue your appetites my dears, and you’ve conquered human nature.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

  1. “Trifles make the sum of life.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

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

 



 

  1. “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

 

  1. “Great men are seldom over-scrupulous in the arrangement of their attire.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

  1. “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.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

  1. “Cheerfulness and contentment are great beautifiers and are famous preservers of youthful looks.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

  1. “Love, though said to be afflicted with blindness, is a vigilant watchman.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

  1. “Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

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

 

  1. “There are strings in the human heart that had better not be vibrated.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

  1. “If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

  1. “A man in public life expects to be sneered at — it is the fault of his elevated situation, and not of himself.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

  1. “The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

  1. “One should never be ashamed to cry. Tears are rain on the dust of earth.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

  1. “The men who learn endurance, are they who call the whole world, brother.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

  1. “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

 

  1. “No space of regret can make amends for one life’s opportunity misused.”  — CHARLES DICKENS

 

  1. “Regrets are the natural property of gray hairs.” — CHARLES DICKENS

 

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