Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens

English writer, novelist and essayist
Why am I always at war with myself? Why have I told, as if upon compulsion, what I knew all along I ought to have withheld? Why am I making a friend of this woman beside me, in spite of the whispers against her that I hear in my heart?More Charles Dickens quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Mankind was my business... charity, mercy, forbearance, benevolence, were all my business.More Charles Dickens quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is required of every man," the ghost returned, "that the spirit within him should walk abroad among his fellow-men, and travel far and wide; and, if that spirit goes not forth in life, it is condemned to do so after death.More Charles Dickens quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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.More Charles Dickens quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Poetry's unnat'ral; no man ever talked poetry 'cept a beadle on boxin' day, or Warren's blackin' or Rowland's oil, or some o' them low fellows; never you let yourself down to talk poetry, my boy.More Charles Dickens quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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