I feel an earnest and humble desire, and shall till I die, to increase the stock of harmless cheerfulness
Quote by Charles Dickens
He would make a lovely corpse.
Bring in the bottled lightning, a clean tumbler, and a corkscrew.
He'd make a lovely corpse.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature....
I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.
The water of the fountain ran, the swift river ran, the day ran into evening,...
I do not know the American gentleman, God forgive me for putting two such words...
Dreams are the bright creatures of poem and legend, who sport on earth in the...
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
Papa, potatoes, poultry, prunes and prism, are all very good words for the lips.
He had but one eye and the pocket of prejudice runs in favor of two.
I have always thought of Christmas as a good time; a kind, forgiving, generous, pleasant...
The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can...
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the...
That sort of half sigh, which, accompanied by two or three slight nods of the...
You don't carry in your countenance a letter of recommendation.
Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.
There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast.
Credit is a system whereby a person who can not pay gets another person who...
I have known a vast quantity of nonsense talked about bad men not looking you...