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    I know enough of the world now to have almost lost the capacity of being much surprised by anything
    — Charles Dickens
    tags: world  lost 
     
    And can it be that in a world so full and busy the loss of one creature makes a void so wide and deep that nothing but the width and depth of eternity can fill it up!
    — Charles Dickens
    tags: world  loss  eternity 
     
    The civility which money will purchase, is rarely extended to those who have none.
    — Charles Dickens
    tags: money 
     
    There is nothing so strong or safe in an emergency of life as the simple truth.
    — Charles Dickens
    tags: truth  strong 
     
    You are too young to know how the world changes everyday,' said Mrs Creakle, 'and how the people in it pass away. But we all have to learn it, David; some of us when we are young, some of us when we are old, some of us at all times in our lives.
    — Charles Dickens
    tags: time  people  live  world  young  learn 
     
    Many merry Christmases, many happy New Years. Unbroken friendships, great accumulations of cheerful recollections and affections on earth, and heaven for us all.
    — Charles Dickens
    tags: friendship  earth  heaven  year 
     
    Train up a fig tree in the way it should go, and when you are old sit under the shade of it.
    — Charles Dickens
    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.
    — Charles Dickens
    External heat and cold had little influence on Scrooge. No warmth could warm, no wintry weather chill him. No wind that blew was bitterer than he, no falling snow was more intent upon its purpose, no pelting rain less open to entreaty.
    — Charles Dickens
    tags: influence  rain 
     
    There are strings in the human heart that had better not be vibrated.
    — Charles Dickens
    tags: heart  human 
     
    Mystery and disappointment are not absolutely indispensable to the growth of love, but they are, very often, its powerful auxiliaries.
    — Charles Dickens
    All of us have wonders hidden in our breasts, only needing circumstances to evoke them.
    — Charles Dickens
    tags: wonder 
     
    It is an old prerogative of kings to govern everything but their passions.
    — Charles Dickens
    tags: passion 
     
    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.
    — Charles Dickens
    tags: beauty  time  nature  progress  night 
     
    Satisfy yourself beyond all doubt that you are qualified for the course to which you now aspire..... and try to achieve something in your own land before you venture on a strange one.
    — Charles Dickens
    tags: doubt  achieve 
     
    The sergeant was describing a military life. It was all drinking, he said, except that there were frequent intervals of eating and love making.
    — Charles Dickens
    tags: drinking  military 
     
    Although a man may lose a sense of his own importance when he is a mere unit among a busy throng, all utterly regardless of him, it by no means follows that he can dispossess himself, with equal facility, of a very strong sense of the importance and magnitude of his cares.
    — Charles Dickens
    tags: men  care  strong 
     
    There are chords in the human heart- strange, varying strings- which are only struck by accident; which will remain mute and senseless to appeals the most passionate and earnest, and respond at last to the slightest casual touch.
    — Charles Dickens
    tags: human 
     
    Home is like the ship at sea, Sailing on eternally; Oft the anchor forth we cast, But can never make it fast.
    — Charles Dickens
    Dead, your Majesty. Dead, my lords and gentlemen. Dead, Right Reverends and Wrong Reverends of every order. Dead, men and women, born with Heavenly compassion in your hearts. And dying thus around us every day.
    — Charles Dickens
    tags: men  women  heart  compassion  dying  right  wrong 
     
    The world belongs to those who set out to conquer it armed with self confidence and good humour.
    — Charles Dickens
    tags: humour  world  self  confidence 
     
    For not an orphan in the wide world can be so deserted as the child who is an outcast from a living parent's love.
    — Charles Dickens
    tags: children  living  world  child  parent 
     
    Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts. I was better after I had cried, than before--more sorry, more aware of my own ingratitude, more gentle.
    — Charles Dickens
    tags: heart  earth  tears  rain  heaven  sorry 
     
    There was something very comfortable in having plenty of stationery.
    — Charles Dickens
    Papa, potatoes, poultry, prunes and prism, are all very good words for the lips.
    — Charles Dickens
    There is nothing- no, nothing- innocent or good, that dies and is forgotten; let us hold to that faith or none. An infant, a prattling child, dying in the cradle, will live again in the better thoughts of those that loved it, and play its part through them in the redeeming actions of the world, though its body be burnt to ashes or drowned in the deep sea.
    — Charles Dickens
    There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart.
    — Charles Dickens
    tags: heart  wisdom 
     
    The ocean asks for nothing but those who stand by her shores gradually attune themselves to her rhythm.
    — Charles Dickens
    tags: ocean 
     
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    charles dickens
    Birth    : February 7, 1812
    Death  : June 9, 1870
    Occupation  : Writer