Quotes by Charles Dickens
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.
 
Friendship
The bright old day now dawns again; the cry runs through the the land,
In England there shall be dear bread in Ireland, sword and brand;
And poverty, and ignorance, shall swell the rich and grand,
So, rally round the rulers with the gentle iron hand,
Of the fine old English Tory days;
Hail to the coming time!
 
Change
I am quite serious when I say that I do not believe there are, on the whole earth besides, so many intensified bores as in these United States. No man can form an adequate idea of the real meaning of the word, without coming here.
 
O let us love our occupations,
Bless the squire and his relations,
Live upon our daily rations,
And always know our proper stations.
 
Motivational Life Inspirational Happiness Gratitude
The difficulty of writing English is most tiresome to me. My God! If only we could write this beautiful language of France at all times!
 
It was a good thing to have a couple of thousand people all rigid and frozen together, in the palm of one's hand.
 
I have known a vast quantity of nonsense talked about bad men not looking you in the face. Don't trust that conventional idea. Dishonesty will stare honesty out of countenance, any day in the week, if there is anything to be got by it.
 
Resisting the slow touch of a frozen finger tracing out my spine.