Best Charles Dickens Quotes About Life, Love & poverty: Charles John Huffam Dickens was born in Portsmouth on 7th February 1812. He was a well known English Writer and a social critic. Some of the World’s best- known fictional characters were created by him, which were regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era. Charles left his school to work in a factory when his father was incarcerated in a prison. At that age, he edited a weekly journal for 20 years, wrote five novellas, 15 novels, hundreds of short stories and non-fiction articles.
Charles literacy success began with the serial publication of “The Pickwick Papers” in In 1839. Famous for his humor, satire, and keen observation of society within a few years he became an international literacy celebrity. He is thought to be the inspiration for Paul Dombey who was the owner of the shipping company in Dickens novel “Dombey and Son”. At the age of 20, Charles was much more energetic and self-confident. He also interested in mimicry and landed an acting audition at Covent Garden.
Dickens accepted the position of editor of Bentley’s Miscellany in November 1836. Also, he began writing the beginning installments of the Oliver Twist. After a one year engagement, on 2nd April 1836, Dickens married Catherine Thomson Hogarth, the daughter of George Hogarth, editor of the “Evening Chronicle” in St. Luke’s Church. Dickens and his wife arrived in Boston, Massachusetts on 22nd January 1842 during their first trip to the United States and Canada.
Dickens suffered another stroke at his home after a full day’s work on Edwin Drood on 8th June 1870. After that he never regains consciousness and on the next day, he died at Gad’s Hill Place. His approach was influenced by various things, including melodrama, picaresque novel tradition, and the novel of sensibility. Here are some of the best Charles Dickens Quotes collected from his books, short stories, personal writings, and essays.
My advice is, never do to-morrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time. Collar him! – Charles Dickens
I hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world. – Charles Dickens
There was a long hard time when I kept far from me the remembrance of what I had thrown away when I was quite ignorant of its worth. – Charles Dickens
The broken heart. You think you will die, but you just keep living, day after day after terrible day. – Charles Dickens
A loving heart is the truest wisdom. – Charles Dickens
Life is made of so many partings welded together. – Charles Dickens
Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts. – Charles Dickens
A dream, all a dream, that ends in nothing, and leaves the sleeper where he lay down, but I wish you to know that you inspired it. – Charles Dickens
Good never come of such evil, a happier end was not in nature to so unhappy a beginning. – Charles Dickens
A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other. – Charles Dickens
He knew enough of the world to know that there is nothing in it better than the faithful service of the heart. – Charles Dickens
So, throughout life, our worst weaknesses and meannesses are usually committed for the sake of the people whom we most despise. – Charles Dickens
It is because I think so much of warm and sensitive hearts, that I would spare them from being wounded. – Charles Dickens
Never close your lips to those whom you have already opened your heart. – Charles Dickens
There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good-humour. – Charles Dickens
Dignity, and even holiness too, sometimes, are more questions of coat and waistcoat than some people imagine. – Charles Dickens
I confess I have yet to learn that a lesson of the purest good may not be drawn from the vilest evil. – Charles Dickens
Although the happiness and delight of my life lie buried there too, I have not made a coffin of my heart, and sealed it up for ever on my best affections. Deep affliction has only made them stronger; it ought, I think, for it should refine our nature. – Charles Dickens
People like us don’t go out at night cause people like them see us for what we are. – Charles Dickens
Every traveler has a home of his own, and he learns to appreciate it the more from his wandering. – Charles Dickens