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Customer: Did Charles Dickens ever write anything fun?
JEN CAMPBELL
I nearly fell asleep over Dickens in English. Mind you, he's snoozeworthy at the best of times.
JO WALTON
Our love had begun in folly, and ended in madness!
CHARLES DICKENS
So new to him," she muttered, "so old to me; so strange to him, so familiar to me; so melancholy to ...
CHARLES DICKENS
We changed again, and yet again, and it was now too late and too far to go back, and I went on. And ...
CHARLES DICKENS
Was it Charles Dickens who said it was the best of times and the worst of times? That's how I feel. ...
JEFF GORDON
He even played for them. I was interested in him from when I was young so it was very exciting. Char...
ALEXEI SMERTIN
Please, sir, I want some more.
CHARLES DICKENS
There are very few moments in a man's existence when he experiences so much ludicrous distress, or m...
CHARLES DICKENS
And here you see me working out, as cheerfully and thankfully as I may, my doom of sharing in the gl...
CHARLES DICKENS
Childhood is not dead. Children were worse off when we were hunter-gatherers; they were threatened i...
ROBERT WINSTON
Once for all; I knew to my sorrow, often and often, if not always, that I loved her against reason, ...
CHARLES DICKENS
They can't say you'll go to jail. Though Charles Dickens loved them, America does not have debtors' ...
CORT JENSEN
They can't say you'll go to jail. Though Charles Dickens loved them, America does not have debtor's ...
CORT JENSEN
The ocean asks for nothing but those who stand by her shores gradually attune themselves to her rhyt...
CHARLES DICKENS
(On Charles Dickens) It has been the peculiarity and the marvel of this man’s power, that he has i...
ANTHONY TROLLOPE
Not until somebody turns round and says, 'Art, how do you fancy playing Charles Dickens? How do ...
ART MALIK
(from his random observations after reading David Copperfield by Charles Dickens)

In the ...
NICK HORNBY
Throughout my teenage years, I read 'A Christmas Carol' by Charles Dickens every December. I...
JOHN BOYNE
When Charles Dickens arrived in Boston Harbor, where he started, they had to keep it secret because ...
MATTHEW PEARL
She had curiously thoughtful and attentive eyes; eyes that were very pretty and very good.
CHARLES DICKENS
Shakespeare speaks for the human heart but Dickens speaks for the social man and for injustices.
SIMON CALLOW
Love, though said to be afflicted with blindness, is a vigilant watchman.
CHARLES DICKENS
But what were even gold and silver, precious stones and clockwork, to the bookshops, whence a pleasa...
CHARLES DICKENS
A man reading the Dickens novel wished that it might never end. Men read a Dickens story six times b...
G.K. CHESTERTON
I like Mr. Dickens’ books much better than yours, Papa. Said one of Thackeray’s daughters.
DAVID MARKSON
I am greatly impressed with the BBC's TV adaption of Charles Dickens' 'Bleak House.'...
CECILIA DART-THORNTON
Early on, I was so impressed with Charles Dickens. I grew up in the South, in a little village in Ar...
MAYA ANGELOU
we
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smoking
cigarettes
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5
in the morning.
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
There are no journalistic ethics that transcend the value of human life. There are none. In a situat...
SEBASTIAN JUNGER
I don't think I think when I play. I have a photographic memory for chords, and when I'm pla...
EARL HINES
An open book is an open mind" -Charles Chiltington
CHRIS GRABENSTEIN
I don't think I think when I play. I have a photographic memory for chords, and when I'm playing, th...
EARL HINES
When we would prepare the mind by a forcible appeal, an opening quotation is a symphony preluding on...
BENJAMIN DISRAELI
When we would prepare the mind by a forcible appeal, and opening quotation is a symphony precluding ...
BENJAMIN DISRAELI
Snowden said carefully, 'I've been unable to get in touch with the person I thought might know about...
JOSH LANYON
In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert's mind there are few.
SHUNRYU SUZUKI
In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities. In the expert's mind there are few.
SHUNRYU SUZUKI
In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities. In the expert’s mind, there are few.
SUZUKI ROSHI
In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert's mind there are few
SHUNRYU SUZUKI
In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, in the expert's mind there are few.
SHUNRYU SUZUKI
One chord is fine. Two chords are pushing it. Three chords and you're into jazz.
LOU REED
In my opinion, there is no aspect of reality beyond the reach of the human mind.
STEPHEN HAWKING
When Charles Dickens wrote "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times," I believe he must ...
SEX AND THE CITY
We think you are a total waste of human flesh. And you know what, Charles Cullen? God agrees with us...
WALTER HENNE
Manners in human actions, train thoughts of the human mind.
TROY J. GAINEY
The Five Points was the toughest street corner in the world. That's how it was known. In fact, C...
MARTIN SCORSESE
There are no constraints on the human mind, no walls around the human spirit, no barriers to our pro...
RONALD REAGAN
Wherever you are, be all there.
CRAIG GROESCHEL
What the dickens!
THOMAS HEYWOOD
In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, in the expert's mind there are few.
SHUNRYU SUZUKI
I went to London because, for me, it was the home of literature. I went there because of Dickens and...
BEN OKRI
[When at Portsmouth two seasons ago, on a similar loan deal to the one which brought him to Charlton...
ALEXEI SMERTIN
Problems only exist in the human mind.
ANTHONY MELLO
Problems only exist in the human mind.
ANTHONY DE MELLO
The emotions triggered by fiction are very real. When Charles Dickens wrote about the death of Littl...
PAUL BLOOM
The four characteristics of humanism are curiosity, a free mind, belief in good taste, and belief in...
E. M. FORSTER
War is an invention of the human mind. The human mind can invent peace with justice.
NORMAN COUSINS
I like chords that are very lush with all the lush parts taken out.
CARLA BLEY
Charles and I are from Augusta, Ga. - so we come from James Brown territory, soul music and Motown. ...
DAVE HAYWOOD
Dickens belongs to the English people.
CLAIRE TOMALIN
I sit in my room like Miss Havisham, about whom I have been reading this week. Better the Dickens yo...
PHILIP LARKIN
Are we to deny our daughters the works of Oscar Wilde, Charles Dickens, John Steinbeck or Shakespear...
DIANE DAVIES
I have no desire to go in for tyranny or to play the part of King Charles. I hate tyranny in any fie...
CHARLES EDISON
Mind is the great lever of all things; human thought is the process by which human ends are ultimate...
DANIEL WEBSTER
Mind is the great lever of all things; human thought is the process by which human ends are ultimate...
DANIEL WEBSTER
I'm no good with chords. I'm horrible with chords.
B. B. KING
I'm hoping people there (in Charles City) will fly their flags in his honor.
BETH EDMUNDSON
I wrote the Dickens book because I loved Dickens, not because I felt a kinship with him, but after w...
JANE SMILEY
I was in my room in the back of my bus when I heard a knock, ... I opened the door, and there stood ...
BRAD PAISLEY
And without disparaging Rent in any way, shape or form, the best music in all of Rent are the chords...
BRIAN DEEDRICK
[Charles was highlighted early in the show with a performance by Jamie Foxx and Alicia Keys, who pla...
HOAGY CARMICHAEL
Every faculty that naturally belongs to the human mind is latent in every mind, and it can be awaken...
CHRISTIAN D. LARSON
Reality exists in the human mind, and nowhere else.
GEORGE ORWELL
I crossed the room to him. "I love you," I said in a rush, afraid I would change my mind.
"Char...
EDITH PATTOU
O my mind, obtaining the blessing of this human birth, some are engaged in the trade of Truth.
GURU NANAK
Dickens is one of those authors who are well worth stealing.
GEORGE ORWELL
So, tomorrow, I'm leaving. And I'm not going to let that happen again with anyone else. I'm going to...
STEPHEN CHBOSKY
The capabilities of the human mind are enormous. There is usually no inherent reason you cannot acco...
MICHAEL J. MCCARTHY
The greatest achievements of the human mind are generally received with distrust.
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
If your mind is empty, it is ready for anything. In the beginner's mind there are many possibili...
SHUNRYU SUZUKI
The human body and mind are tremendous forces that are continually amazing scientists and society. T...
EVELYN GLENNIE
If we all look at life we think how nice, then we look at death and everybody goes oh you can say th...
GARY F EVANS...
There never was a France like the Madonna that Charles de Gaulle worships in the fresco of his imagi...
DAVID SCHOENBRUN
If we all look at life we think how nice, then we look at death and everybody goes oh you can say th...
GARY F EVANS...
There are entry points to the human brain/mind that when stimulated cause us to develop new neural c...
TERENCE T. GORSKI
I love the tradition of Dickens, where even the most minor walk-on characters are twitching and part...
DONNA TARTT
I bid the chords sweet music make,
And all must follow in my wake.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
There are entry points to the human brain/mind that when stimulated cause us to develop new neural c...
TERENCE T. GORSKI
With apologies to Mr. Dickens.
DORA MURRAY
ô enfance du coeur humain qui ne vieillit jamais! voilà donc à quel degré de puérilité notre s...
FRANçOIS-RENé DE CHATEAUBRIAND
Bo just shot the dickens out of it.
RANDY LAMBERT
remember that there are two types of thoughts, good ones & bad ones. The ability for a human to read...
NICNICLOUISIANA
It's not Tolstoy or Dickens. These books are fun. They're adventure stories.
DEREK BENZ
And there it was again. Another religion turned against itself. Another edifice constructed by the h...
ARUNDHATI ROY
The human mind is our fundamental resource.
JOHN F. KENNEDY
I cannot tell what the dickens his name is.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
The highest heaven is not in the sky, it is in the human mind.
ABHIJIT NASKAR
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.
LUCIUS ANNAEUS SENECA
The human mind ever longs for occupation.
UNKNOWN

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It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foo...
CHARLES DICKENS
There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast.
CHARLES DICKENS
I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, wi...
CHARLES DICKENS
It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in...
CHARLES DICKENS
What is the odds so long as the fire of souls is kindled at the taper of conwiviality, and the wing...
CHARLES DICKENS
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foo...
CHARLES DICKENS
Mr Lorry asks the witness questions:

Ever been kicked?
Might have been.
Freque...
CHARLES DICKENS
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts
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This season we wanted to sort of lighten it up and make it a little bit more transparent ... a littl...
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The one great principle of English law is to make business for itself.
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I think . . . that it is the best club in London.
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Apprehension of a painful or disagreeable recognition made me tremble. I am confident that it took n...
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Is the old min agreeable?
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My advice is, never do to-morrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time. Collar...
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Huge knots of sea-weed hung upon the jagged and pointed stones, trembling in every breath of wind; a...
CHARLES DICKENS
We forge the chains we wear in life
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There might be some credit in being jolly.
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A friendly swarry, consisting of a boiled leg of mutton with the usual trimmings.
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Bah,' said Scrooge. "Humbug!"
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An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.
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Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has many - not on your past misfortunes, of w...
CHARLES DICKENS
No one is useless in the world who lightens the burden of it for anyone else.
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It matters little, she said, softly. "To you, very little. Another idol has displaced me; and if it ...
CHARLES DICKENS
Say, like those wicked Turks, there is no What's-his-name but Thingummy, and What-you-may-call-it is...
CHARLES DICKENS
Now, I return to this young fellow. And the communication I have got to make is, that he has great e...
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Her heart--is given him, with all its love and truth. She would joyfully die with him, or, better th...
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There were times when he could not read the face he had studied so long, and when this lonely girl w...
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He calls the knaves, Jacks, this boy! . . . And what coarse hands he has! And what thick boots!
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It's my girl that advises. She has the head. But I never own to it before her. Discipline must b...
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It is a far, far better thing that I do, than anything I have ever done; it is a far, far, better re...
CHARLES DICKENS
Papa, potatoes, poultry, prunes and prism, are all very good words for the lips.
CHARLES DICKENS
External heat and cold had little influence on Scrooge. No warmth could warm, no wintry weather chil...
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. . . in seclusion, she had secluded herself from a thousand natural and healing influences; that, h...
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For you, and for any dear to you, I would do anything. I would embrace any sacrifice for you and for...
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At the great iron gate of the churchyard he stopped and looked in. He looked up at the high tower sp...
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There was no noise, no effort, no consciences in anything he did, but in everything an indescribable...
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