Charles Dickens quotes

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On the day long after childhood when I suddenly heard of his death, the sky grew dark above my head. I was walking on a Southern h ...
In his comprehensive delight in all experience Dickens resembles Walt Whitman, but he was innocent of that nebulous transcendental ...
Dickens is one of those authors who are well worth stealing.
My mother read secondarily for information; she sank as a hedonist into novels. She read Dickens in the spirit in which she would ...
I will keep America moving forward, always forward--for a better America, for an endless enduring dream and a thousand points of l ...
The lunatic is the man who lives in a small world but thinks it is a large one; he is the man who lives in a tenth of the truth, a ...
If the barricades went up in our streets and the poor became masters, I think the priests would escape, I fear the gentlemen would ...
Youth is the period in which a man can be hopeless. The end of every episode is the end of the world. But the power of hoping thro ...
The full value of this life can only be got by fighting; the violent take it by storm. And if we have accepted everything we have ...
Oh the nerves, the nerves; the mysteries of this machine called man! Oh the little that unhinges it, poor creatures that we are!
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