Charles Dickens Quotes

The broken heart. You think you will die, but you just keep living, day after day after terrible day. (“Great Expectations”)

There are times when ignorance is bliss indeed. (“The Pickwick Papers”)

It is said that the children of the very poor are not brought up, but dragged up. (“Bleak House”)

Pride is one of the seven deadly sins; but it cannot be the pride of a mother in her children, for that is a compound of two cardinal virtues — faith and hope. (“Nicholas Nickleby”)

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. (“A Tale of Two Cities”)

Great men are seldom over-scrupulous in the arrangement of their attire. (“The Pickwick Papers”)

Vices are sometimes only virtues carried to excess! (“Dombey and Son”)

I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.

Poetry’s unnat’ral; no man ever talked poetry ‘cept a beadle on boxin’ day.

Reflect upon your present blessings – of which every man has many – not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.