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Charles Dickens Quotes


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There is nothing truer than physiognomy, taken in connection with manner.
 

This is a world of action, and not for moping and droning in.
[Action]
 

Time is the greatest and longest-established spinner of all. ... His factory is a secret place, his work noiseless, and his hands are mutes.
[One Day]
 

Tis love that makes the world go round, my baby.
 

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.
 

Vices are sometimes only virtues carried to excess!
 

We are so very 'umble.
 

We forge the chains we wear in life.
 

What greater gift than the love of a cat?
[Cats]
 

What is meant by a "knowledge of the world" is simply an acquaintance with the infirmities of men.
[World]
 

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.
 

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

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


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