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
I do not know the American gentleman, God forgive me for putting two such words...
We are so very 'umble.
It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations
I only ask to be free. The butterflies are free.
Life is made of ever so many partings welded together.
Law is an ass, an idiot.
We forge the chains we wear in life.
Bring in the bottled lightning, a clean tumbler, and a corkscrew.
The sergeant was describing a military life. It was all drinking, he said, except that...
A boy's story is the best that is ever told.
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the...
Let us be moral. Let us contemplate existence.
I have always thought of Christmas as a good time; a kind, forgiving, generous, pleasant...
An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain...
He would make a lovely corpse.
Every baby born into the world is a finer one than the last
It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind...
I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order,...
Anything for the quick life, as the man said when he took the situation at...
Renunciation remains sorrow, though a sorrow borne willingly.