It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations
Quote by Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens Quotes
Credit is a system whereby a person who can't pay gets another person who can't...
He would make a lovely corpse.
Although a skillful flatterer is a most delightful companion if you have him all to...
I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... a wisdom of the heart.
That sort of half sigh, which, accompanied by two or three slight nods of the...
In this way they went on, and on, and on--in the language of the story-books--until...
The one great principle of English law is to make business for itself.
The sergeant was describing a military life. It was all drinking, he said, except that...
Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature.
Life is made of ever so many partings welded together.
It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind...
I have always thought of Christmas as a good time; a kind, forgiving, generous, pleasant...
It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done;...
Great men are seldom over-scrupulous in the arrangement of their attire.
The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can...
Anything for the quick life, as the man said when he took the situation at...
Regrets are the natural property of grey hairs.
Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.
The civility which money will purchase, is rarely extended to those who have none.