Our affections, however laudable, in this transitory world, should never master us; we should guide them, guide them
Quote by Charles Dickens
Many merry Christmases, friendships, great accumulation of cheerful recollections, affection on earth, and Heaven at...
A boy's story is the best that is ever told.
The civility which money will purchase, is rarely extended to those who have none.
In this way they went on, and on, and on--in the language of the story-books--until...
Any man may be in good spirits and good temper when he's well dressed. There...
He would make a lovely corpse.
Send forth the child and childish man together, and blush for the pride that libels...
Home is a name, a word, it is a strong one; stronger than magician ever...
Life is made of ever so many partings welded together.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past...
'Tis love that makes the world go round, my baby.
There are strings in the human heart that had better not be vibrated.
There are only two styles of portrait painting; the serious and the smirk.
Keep up appearances whatever you do.
The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.
Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days,...
Dreams are the bright creatures of poem and legend, who sport on earth in the...
It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations.
A half truth, like half a brick, is always more forcible as an argument than...
Intense feeling too often obscures the truth.