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
I feel an earnest and humble desire, and shall till I die, to increase the...
The men who learn endurance, are they who call the whole world, brother.
Bring in the bottled lightning, a clean tumbler, and a corkscrew.
I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.
We forge the chains we wear in life.
Whatever I have tried to do in life, I have tried with all my heart...
There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past...
Give us kinder laws to bring us back when we're a-going wrong and don't set...
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
What is meant by a knowledge of the world is simply, an acquaintance with the...
Probably every new and eagerly expected garment ever put on since clothes came in fell...
He had but one eye and the pocket of prejudice runs in favor of two.
The business of the law is to increase the business of the law
He would make a lovely corpse.
Great men are seldom over-scrupulous in the arrangement of their attire.
The first rule of business is: Do other men for they would do you.
The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can...
Cows are my passion. What I have ever sighed for has been to retreat to...
Anything for the quick life, as the man said when he took the situation at...