Charles Dickens Quotes

The civility which money will purchase, is rarely extended to those who have none.
Charles Dickens (1812-1870), British novelist. Sketches by Boz, ch. 5, p. 29 (1836).
The civility which money will purchase, is rarely extended to those who have none.
Charles Dickens (1812-1870), British novelist. Sketches by Boz, ch. 5, p. 29 (1836).
Here's the rule for bargains: "Do other men, for they would do you." That's the true business precept.
Charles Dickens (1812-1870), British novelist. Jonas Chuzzlewit, in Martin Chuzzlewit, ch. 11 (1844).
... one of those fortunate men who, if they were to dive under one side of a barge stark-naked, would come up on the other with a new suit of clothes on, and a ticket for soup in the waistcoat-pocket.
Charles Dickens (1812-1870), British novelist. Sketches by Boz, ch. 7, p. 25 (1836).
It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to than I have ever known.
Charles Dickens (1812-1870), British novelist. Sydney Carton in A Tale of Two Cities, Part 3, ch. 15, p. 15 (1859). His last reflections before he is guillotined.
Home is a name, a word, it is a strong one; stronger than magician ever spoke, or spirit ever answered to, in the strongest conjuration.
Charles Dickens (1812-1870), British novelist. Martin Chuzzlewit, ch. 35 (1844).
There are only two styles of portrait painting; the serious and the smirk.
Charles Dickens (1812-1870), British novelist. Miss La Creevy, in Nicholas Nickleby, ch. 10 (1838-1839).
We know, Mr. Weller—we, who are men of the world—that a good uniform must work its way with the women, sooner or later.
Charles Dickens (1812-1870), British novelist. "The Gentleman in Blue," ch. 37, The Pickwick Papers (1836-37).
There are only two styles of portrait painting; the serious and the smirk.
Charles Dickens (1812-1870), British novelist. Miss La Creevy, in Nicholas Nickleby, ch. 10 (1838-1839).
Bring in the bottled lightning, a clean tumbler, and a corkscrew.
Charles Dickens (1812-1870), British novelist. "The Gentleman in the Small-clothes," in Nicholas Nickleby, ch. 49 (1839).