The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists.
Quote by Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens Quotes
Let me feel now what sharp distress I may
Papa, potatoes, poultry, prunes and prism, are all very good words for the lips.
Minds, like bodies, will often fall into a pimpled, ill-conditioned state from mere excess of...
Anything for the quick life, as the man said when he took the situation at...
The men who learn endurance, are they who call the whole world, brother.
In this way they went on, and on, and on--in the language of the story-books--until...
Gold, for the instant, lost its luster in his eyes, for there were countless treasures...
He would make a lovely corpse.
Every baby born into the world is a finer one than the last
Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their...
A merry Christmas to everybody! A happy New Year to all the world!
He had but one eye and the pocket of prejudice runs in favor of two.
There are only two styles of portrait painting; the serious and the smirk.
Black are the brooding clouds and troubled the deep waters, when the Sea of Thought,...
Probably every new and eagerly expected garment ever put on since clothes came in fell...
It will be very generally found that those who will sneer habitually at human nature,...
It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations
A person who can't pay gets another person who can't pay to guarantee that he...
I only ask to be free. The butterflies are free.
It is a pleasant thing to reflect upon, and furnishes a complete answer to those...