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.
Quote by Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens Quotes
Most men are individuals no longer so far as their business, its activities, or its...
The one great principle of English law is to make business for itself.
Law is an ass, an idiot.
The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.
A boy's story is the best that is ever told.
I feel an earnest and humble desire, and shall till I die, to increase the...
His wardrobe was extensive--very extensive--not strictly classical perhaps, not quite new, nor did it contain...
It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done;...
Let me feel now what sharp distress I may
Anything for the quick life, as the man said when he took the situation at...
Black are the brooding clouds and troubled the deep waters, when the Sea of Thought,...
The age of chivalry is past. Bores have succeeded to dragons.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... a wisdom of the heart.
He would make a lovely corpse.
The first rule of business is: Do other men for they would do you.
Eccentricities of genius.
He had but one eye and the pocket of prejudice runs in favor of two.
The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can...
May not the complaint, that common people are above their station, often take its rise...
Renunciation remains sorrow, though a sorrow borne willingly.