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Charles Dickens
February 7, 1812 - June 9, 1870
Nationality: English
Category: Novelist
Subcategory: English Novelist

Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature.


There are only two styles of portrait painting; the serious and the smirk.


To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.


There are not a few among the disciples of charity who require, in their vocation, scarcely less excitement than the votaries of pleasure in theirs.


There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart.


Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own; and from morning to night, as from the cradle to the grave, it is but a succession of changes so gentle and easy that we can scarcely mark their progress.


In the little world in which children have their existence, whosoever brings them up, there is nothing so finely perceived and so finely felt, as injustice.

    Topics: Children

Cows are my passion. What I have ever sighed for has been to retreat to a Swiss farm, and live entirely surrounded by cows - and china.


Do you spell it with a "V" or a "W"?' inquired the judge. 'That depends upon the taste and fancy of the speller, my Lord'.


Any man may be in good spirits and good temper when he's well dressed. There ain't much credit in that.


Bring in the bottled lightning, a clean tumbler, and a corkscrew.


A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.


We forge the chains we wear in life.


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