Charles Dickens
Landport, Portsea

Quotes

11 November 2014
It was as true as taxes is. And nothing's truer than them.
11 November 2014
Send forth the child and childish man together, and blush for the pride that libels our own old happy state, and gives its title to an ugly and distorted image.
11 November 2014
Send forth the child and childish man together, and blush for the pride that libels our own old happy state, and gives its title to an ugly and distorted image.
11 November 2014
I never see any difference in boys. I only know two sorts of boys. Mealy boys and beef-faced boys.
11 November 2014
A bill... is the most extraordinary locomotive engine that the genius of man ever produced. It would keep on running during the longest lifetime, without ever once stopping of its own accord.
11 November 2014
A man in public life expects to be sneered at—it is the fault of his elevated sitiwation, and not of himself.
11 November 2014
Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.
11 November 2014
Keep out of Chancery.... It's being ground to bits in a slow mill; it's being roasted at a slow fire; it's being stung to death by single bees; it's being drowned by drops; it's going mad by grains.
11 November 2014
"Poetry's unnat'ral; no man ever talked poetry 'cept a beadle on boxin' day, or Warren's blackin' or Rowland's oil, or some o' them low fellows; never you let yourself down to talk poetry, my boy."
11 November 2014
We are so very 'umble.

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