May not the complaint, that common people are above their station, often take its rise in the fact of uncommon people being below theirs?
Quote by Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens Quotes
Bring in the bottled lightning, a clean tumbler, and a corkscrew.
Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has many - not on your...
Let me feel now what sharp distress I may
There are only two styles of portrait painting; the serious and the smirk.
A day wasted on others is not wasted on one's self.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it to anyone...
It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations
There were times when he could not read the face he had studied so long,...
Anything for the quick life, as the man said when he took the situation at...
We are so very 'umble.
Keep up appearances whatever you do.
Oh the nerves, the nerves; the mysteries of this machine called man! Oh the little...
I have always thought of Christmas as a good time; a kind, forgiving, generous, pleasant...
No one acts more foolishly than a wise man in love.
Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature
In this way they went on, and on, and on--in the language of the story-books--until...
Give us kinder laws to bring us back when we're a-going wrong and don't set...
Drink with me, my dear, said Mr. Weller. Put your lips to this here tumbler,...
Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge, others just gargle.
Drink! for you know not whence you came nor why: drink! for you know not...