Love Quotes and Sayings

Charles Dickens Love Quotes and Sayings

Charles Dickens Love Quotes and Sayings

1. In love of home, the love of country has its rise.

2. A loving heart is the truest wisdom.

3. Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.

4. 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.

5. What greater gift than the love of a cat.

6. A man is lucky if he is the first love of a woman. A woman is lucky if she is the last love of a man.


Excerpt from Wikipedia: Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was the most popular English novelist of the Victorian era, and one of the most popular of all time, responsible for some of English literature’s most iconic characters.

Sayings by Charles Dickens

1. A day wasted on others is not wasted on one’s self.

2. A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.

3. Although a skillful flatterer is a most delightful companion if you have him all to yourself, his taste becomes very doubtful when he takes to complimenting other people.

4. An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.

5. Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.

6. Credit is a system whereby a person who can not pay gets another person who can not pay to guarantee that he can pay.

7. Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!

8. I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.

9. If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.

10. It opens the lungs, washes the countenance, exercises the eyes, and softens down the temper; so cry away.

11. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness . . . it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair . . . in short, the period was so far like the present period.

12. 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.

13. No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.

14. Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you’ve conquered human nature.

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

16. The civility which money will purchase, is rarely extended to those who have none.

17. The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.

18. The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists.

19. There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart.

20. Cheerfulness and contentment are great beautifiers, and are fatuous preservers of youthful looks.

21. Whatever I have tried to do in life, I have tried with all my heart to do it well; whatever I have devoted myself to, I have devoted myself completely; in great aims and in small I have always thoroughly been in earnest.

22. A silent look of affection and regard when all other eyes are turned coldly away – the consciousness that we possess the sympathy and affection of one being when all others have deserted us – is a hold, a stay, a comfort, in the deepest affliction, which no wealth could purchase, or power bestow.

23. It is a fair, even-handed, noble adjustment of things, that while there is infection in disease and sorrow, there is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humour.

24. Every traveler has a home of his own, and he learns to appreciate it the more from his wandering.

25. The most important thing in life is to stop saying ‘I wish’ and start saying ‘I will.’ Consider nothing impossible, then treat possibilities as probabilities.

26. My advice is to never do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time.

27. Happiness is a gift and the trick is not to expect it, but to delight in it when it comes.

28. Cheerfulness and contentment are great beautifiers, and are famous preservers of good looks.

29. Nothing that we do, is done in vain. I believe, with all my soul, that we shall see triumph.

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

Books by Charles Dickens

1. A Christmas Carol
2. A Tale of Two Cities
3. Oliver Twist

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