(~^.^)~ try FastEmoji.com easy search emojis to copy-paste

If a man would commit an inexpiable offence against any society, large or small, let him be successful. They will forgive any crime except that.


Charles Dickens

  Email Quote to Friends   Link to Quote   Create Short URL  Publish Text About This Quote   Share on Facebook, Twitter, and more
  See Recommended Quotes For You

Related

Nobody out there can say that if the state passed a hate-crime law any crime would decrease. People ...
GAYLE RUZICKA
If any man wish to write in a clear style, let him be first clear in his thoughts; and if any would ...
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
And if the people of the land do any ways hide their eyes from the man, when he giveth of his seed u...
BIBLE
The fact of the matter is that as a group, sex offenders are not dangerous - and by that, I mean tha...
JOHN LAFOND
Childhood is not dead. Children were worse off when we were hunter-gatherers; they were threatened i...
ROBERT WINSTON
If a man is going to be an American at all let him be so without any qualifying adjectives, and if h...
HENRY CABOT LODGE
Let's not let cartoonists get involved in a war of any kind, except for a war against stupidity.
PATRICK CHAPPATTE
Any society where it's a crime or a hassle to be different is a society based on psychological f...
DAVID ICKE
My own view would be to let Saddam bluster, let him rant and rave all he wants. As long as he behave...
DICK ARMEY
I would far rather burn my whole book, than that he or any other man should think i behaved in a pal...
ABRAM KARDINER
If any man seeks for greatness, let him forget greatness and ask for truth, and he will find both.
HORACE MANN
If any man seeks for greatness, let him forget greatness and ask for truth, and he will find both
HORACE MANN
If any man wishes to write a clear style, let him first be clear in his thoughts.
JOHANN VON GOETHE
If any man wishes to write a clear style, let him first be clear in his thoughts.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
If any wish to write in a clear style, let him be first clear in his thoughts; and if any would writ...
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
If we had any nerve at all, if we had any real balls as a society, or whatever you need, whatever qu...
JERRY GARCIA
In England, if you commit a crime, the police don't have a gun and you don't have a gun. If you comm...
ROBIN WILLIAMS
In England, if you commit a crime, the police don't have a gun and you don't have a gun. If you comm...
ROBIN WILLIAMS
We are sending out a loud and clear message to predators that if you commit a sex crime here or anyw...
JAMIE ZUIEBACK
If any man shall have ears to hear, let him hear.
BIBLE
Tiger meant nothing derogatory to any person or persons and apologizes for any offence caused.
MARK STEINBERG
No man in civil society can be exempted from the laws of it: for if any man may do what he thinks fi...
JOHN LOCKE
If (the victim) was physically assaulted and there were any indications racial slurs were used, or t...
STEPHEN THOM
If a man has any brains at all, let him hold on to his calling, and in the grand sweep of things, hi...
WILLIAM MCCUNE
If a man has any brains at all, let him hold on to his calling, and in the grand sweep of things, hi...
WILLIAM MCCUNE
If you commit a crime, you're guilty.
RUSH LIMBAUGH
A person can be successful in any sphere that God has called him to
SUNDAY ADELAJA
When people come together to commit a crime, they are all charged separately as if they each committ...
LEE COHEN
A man that seeks truth and loves it must be reckoned precious to any human society.
EPICTETUS
When we can commit a crime, we can also trigger debate. Cases go to courts. Media start covering the...
EVGENY MOROZOV
Here is a mental treatment guaranteed to cure every ill that flesh is heir to: sit for half an hour ...
CHARLES FILLMORE
Blasphemy is not an offence against truth, but the offence of truth against Priestcraft.
PHILANTHROPOS
If we let people see that kind of thing, there would never again be any war.
POLISH PROVERB
A person is born with feelings of envy and hate. If he gives way to them, they will lead him to viol...
XUN KUANG
If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right. But do not care to convince him. Men will ...
HENRY DAVID THOREAU
Any prison sentence for an offence of opinion is unacceptable, even in cases of insult or defamation...
REPORTERS WITHOUT BORDERS
I would have thought an offence against an official would be a greater than something said in the he...
JEFF HUNT
Obstacles will look large or small to you according to whether you are large or small.
ORISON SWETT MARDEN
It affected my performance in Zimbabwe tour as well. I could not concentrate on my game due to immen...
HARBHAJAN SINGH
Let any man speak long enough, he will get believers
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Today's society will ignore almost any form of public behavior except getting in the express line wi...
PAUL SWEENEY
Customer: Did Charles Dickens ever write anything fun?
JEN CAMPBELL
Truly, I would not hang a dog by my will, much more a man who hath any honesty in him.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
A man's natural rights are his own, against the whole world; and any infringement of them is equ...
LYSANDER SPOONER
A man thinking or working is always alone, let him be where he will.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
We are the safest large city in America, but any crime rate is too high.
MICHAEL BLOOMBERG
There is a saying that to understand is to forgive, but that is an error, so Papa used to say. You m...
MARILYNNE ROBINSON
The Soviet leaders reserve unto themselves the right to commit any crime, to lie, to cheat and that ...
RONALD REAGAN
I nearly fell asleep over Dickens in English. Mind you, he's snoozeworthy at the best of times.
JO WALTON
Any help or donation, no matter how small, will be deeply appreciated and is much needed.
GABRIELA FORTE
In a large telescope the motion would be perceptible against any stars in the field more or less in ...
ALAN HARRIS
Never propose to thy self such a God, as thou wert not bound to imitate: Thou mistakest God, if thou...
JOHN DONNE
When people realize that they are safe from criminals and that those who commit capital crimes will ...
HELEN PREJEAN
Is any among you afflicted? let him pray. Is any merry? let him sing psalms.
BIBLE
The message has to be sent that if you commit a crime there has to be punishment.
BENIGNO AQUINO III
If there's any tenderness or swelling, we'll hold him out. It's going to be completely healed before...
MIKE BROWN
If there's any tenderness or swelling, we'll hold him out. It's going to be completely healed before...
MIKE BROWN
Any society that would give up a little liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither and l...
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
What clever man has ever needed to commit a crime? Crime is the last resort of political half-wits.
CHARLES MAURICE DE TALLEYRAND
Soul mates' are fiction and an illusion; and while every young man and young woman will seek with al...
SPENCER W. KIMBALL
In Shinear, a woman [is] safe anywhere, any time-except from Trollocs and Myrddraal, of course-and a...
ROBERT JORDAN
If God had a wife He would be in just as much trouble as any man.
MATSHONA DHLIWAYO
A man who seeks truth and loves it must be reckoned precious to any human society
FREDERICK THE GREAT
If crime is successful,then it is not a crime
GURUNATH SHINDE
If suicide be supposed a crime, it is only cowardice can impel us to it. If it be no crime, both p...
DAVID HUME
So far, we don't have any other means to drive the man out except to educate him.
WAN JIANFENG
If they register for any type of care, for a rash or depression, they will be screened.
DR. CHIRAG RAVAL
Every study on crime and or firearms proves time and time again, that 99.99999% of American gun owne...
TED NUGENT
They said they weren't sure if they would be back or not, ... If they feel they need any additional ...
GREG HICKS
Commandment Number One of any truly civilized society is this: Let people be different.
DAVID GRAYSON
If it is committed in the name of God or country, there is no crime so heinous that the public will ...
TOM ROBBINS
The worst ever offence you can commit against your time is to think that “time spent making plans ...
ISRAELMORE AYIVOR
If I did not commit any sins, O Infinite Lord, how would You have acquired the name, 'Redeemer of si...
SRI GURU GRANTH SAHIB
Our society strives to avoid any possibility of offending anyone - except God.
BILLY GRAHAM
Probably, they anticipate that down the line there will be a point that confrontation will be inevit...
MAHMOUD ALINEJAD
To punish a man because he has committed a crime, or because he is believed, though unjustly, to hav...
THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
You committed a very serious crime. If you had done this 10 years ago, it would have been a serious ...
MARK WOLF
If any man claims the Negro should be content... let him say he would willingly change the color of ...
ROBERT KENNEDY
Let me play the lion too: I will roar that I will do any man's heart good to hear me. I will roar th...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
I would feel real trapped in this life if I didn't know I could commit suicide at any time.
HUNTER S. THOMPSON
If any man claims the Negro should be content ... let him say he would willingly change the color of...
ROBERT FRANCIS KENNEDY
I never expected or believed I could commit this horrible crime. I can only hope that I can be an ex...
JOSEPH P. SMITH
If any man claims the Negro should be content... let him say he would willingly change the color of ...
ROBERT F. KENNEDY
Let me play the lion too: I will roar that I will do any man's heart good to hear me; I will roar th...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
We are all familiar with the feelings of guilt and shame. They are really bothersome and nagging emo...
DR ANIL KUMAR SINHA
Crimes against children are the most heinous crime. That, for me, would be a reason for capital puni...
CLINT EASTWOOD
If I have committed any culinary atrocities, please forgive me.
TED ALLEN
Noise traffic from automobiles will be louder than any noise they emit, if any.
DAVID NASH
They have a decision? When we left, they said they would let us know verbally. They really didn't gi...
GINA UCCELLI
Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience.
JAMES FREEMAN CLARKE
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
Allen's numbers are high, and you're going to need a huge amount of money to make a case against him...
BOB ROBERTS
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
Swelling could be an issue, so we will have to make sure we manage the injury against New Zealand an...
IAN STACKER
Downtown today can be hostile. Around any corner and along any stretch of sidewalk, you likely will ...
GREG JONES
I can't imagine that we would pass any bill that would tolerate slipping back into a level of intole...
TOM DASCHLE
No greater injury can be done to any youth than to let him feel that because he belongs to this or t...
BOOKER T. WASHINGTON
Early on, I was so impressed with Charles Dickens. I grew up in the South, in a little village in Ar...
MAYA ANGELOU

More Charles Dickens

Suffering has been stronger than all other teaching, and has taught me to understand what your heart...
CHARLES DICKENS
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
CHARLES DICKENS
Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of eart...
CHARLES DICKENS
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips...
CHARLES DICKENS
It's my old girl that advises. She has the head. But I never own to it before her. Discipline must b...
CHARLES DICKENS
After musing for some minutes, the old gentleman walked, with the same meditative face, into a back ...
CHARLES DICKENS
Reflect on your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes of whic...
CHARLES DICKENS
He would make a lovely corpse.
CHARLES DICKENS
I never see any difference in boys. I only know two sorts of boys. Mealy boys and beef-faced boys.
CHARLES DICKENS
Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encour...
CHARLES DICKENS
Change begets change. Nothing propagates so fast. If a man habituated to a narrow circle of cares an...
CHARLES DICKENS
If its individual citizens, to a man, are to be believed, it always is depressed, and always is stag...
CHARLES DICKENS
A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secre...
CHARLES DICKENS
He had but one eye and the pocket of prejudice runs in favor of two.
CHARLES DICKENS
I believe no satirist could breathe this air. If another Juvenal or Swift could rise up among us tom...
CHARLES DICKENS
Anyone who considers arithmetical methods of producing random digits is, of course, in a state of s...
CHARLES DICKENS
"If the law supposes that," said Mr. Bumble, "the law is an ass, a idiot."
CHARLES DICKENS
I am well aware that I am the 'umblest person going . . . let the other be where he may.
CHARLES DICKENS
Jobling, there are chords in the human mind.
CHARLES DICKENS
If you don't like the weather, wait a minute
CHARLES DICKENS
Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encou...
CHARLES DICKENS
If the parks be "the lungs of London" we wonder what Greenwich Fair is--a periodical breaking out, ...
CHARLES DICKENS
Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has many - not on your past misfortunes, of ...
CHARLES DICKENS
Which fiddle-strings is weakness to expredge my nerves this night!
CHARLES DICKENS
Accidents will occur in the best-regulated families.
CHARLES DICKENS
In a word, I was too cowardly to do what I knew to be right, as I had been too cowardly to avoid doi...
CHARLES DICKENS
Reflect on your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of whi...
CHARLES DICKENS
A day wasted on others is not wasted on one's self.
CHARLES DICKENS
Minds, like bodies, will often fall into a pimpled ill-conditioned state from mere excess of comfort...
CHARLES DICKENS
A loving heart is the truest wisdom.
CHARLES DICKENS
Anything for the quick life, as the man said when he took the situation at the lighthouse.
CHARLES DICKENS
Oh, a dainty plant is the ivy green, That creepeth o'er ruins old! Of right choice food are hi...
CHARLES DICKENS
Whatever I have tried to do in life, I have tried with all my heart to do it well; whatever I have d...
CHARLES DICKENS
Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the o...
CHARLES DICKENS
The men who learn endurance, are they who call the whole world, brother.
CHARLES DICKENS
There is nothing so strong or safe in an emergency of life as the simple truth.
CHARLES DICKENS
Spring is the time of year when it is summer in the sun and winter in the shade.
CHARLES DICKENS
There is nothing good or evil save in the will.
CHARLES DICKENS
Christmas time! That man must be a misanthrope indeed, in whose breast something like a jovial feeli...
CHARLES DICKENS
Home is a name, a word, it is a strong one; stronger than magician ever spoke, or spirit ever answer...
CHARLES DICKENS
Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has many - not on your past misfortunes, of w...
CHARLES DICKENS
There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart.
CHARLES DICKENS
Love her, love her, love her! If she favours you, love her. If she wounds you, love her. If she tear...
CHARLES DICKENS
[Peggotty] gave me one piece of intelligence which affected me very much, namely, that there had bee...
CHARLES DICKENS
If the law supposes that, said Mr. Bumble, the law is a assa idiot. If thats the eye of the law, the...
CHARLES DICKENS
When a man bleeds inwardly, it is a dangerous thing for himself; but when he laughs inwardly, it bod...
CHARLES DICKENS
Never," said my aunt, "be mean in anything; never be false; never be cruel. Avoid those three vices,...
CHARLES DICKENS
The most important thing in life is to stop saying 'I wish' and start saying 'I will.' Consider noth...
CHARLES DICKENS
I positively adore Miss Dombey; - I-I am perfectly sore with loving her.
CHARLES DICKENS
I have been looking on, this evening, at a merry company of children assembled round that pretty Ger...
CHARLES DICKENS
Lawyers hold that there are two kinds of particularly bad witnesses--a reluctant witness, and a too-...
CHARLES DICKENS
Never sign a Valentine with your own name.
CHARLES DICKENS
There is nothing so strong or safe in an emergency of life as the simple truth
CHARLES DICKENS
Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of Ear...
CHARLES DICKENS
Oliver Twist has asked for more.
CHARLES DICKENS
I made a compact with myself that in my person literature should stand by itself, of itself, and fo...
CHARLES DICKENS
Drink with me, my dear, said Mr. Weller. "Put your lips to this here tumbler, and then I can kiss yo...
CHARLES DICKENS
A silent look of affection and regard when all other eyes are turned coldly away--the consciousness ...
CHARLES DICKENS
Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature
CHARLES DICKENS
Credit is a system whereby a person who can't pay gets another person who can't pay to guarantee tha...
CHARLES DICKENS
The bright old day now dawns again; the cry runs through the land, in England there shall be dear br...
CHARLES DICKENS
Cheerfulness and contentment are great beautifiers, and are fatuous preservers of youthful looks
CHARLES DICKENS
. . . she indulged in melancholy - that cheapest and most accessible of luxuries . . .
CHARLES DICKENS
Although a skillful flatterer is a most delightful companion if you have him all to yourself, his ta...
CHARLES DICKENS
Take nothing on its looks; take everything on evidence. There's no better rule.
CHARLES DICKENS
It was not a bosom to repose upon, but it was a capital bosom to hang jewels upon.
CHARLES DICKENS
what I mean is, that I am under the influence of some tremendous attraction
which I have resist...
CHARLES DICKENS
He has the power to render us happy or unhappy; to make our service light or burdensome; a pleasure ...
CHARLES DICKENS
Come in, -- come in! and know me better, man! I am the Ghost of Christmas Present. Look upon me! You...
CHARLES DICKENS
Every traveler has a home of his own, and he learns to appreciate it the more from his wandering.
CHARLES DICKENS
Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd gi...
CHARLES DICKENS
Its matter was not new to me, but was presented in a new aspect. It shook me in my habit - the habit...
CHARLES DICKENS
They whirled past the dark trees, as feathers would be swept before a hurricane. Houses, gates, chur...
CHARLES DICKENS
When they were all tired of blind-man's buff, there was a great game at snap-dragon, and when finger...
CHARLES DICKENS
. . . Charles Darnay seemed to stand in a company of the dead. Ghosts all! The ghost of beauty, the ...
CHARLES DICKENS
I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round, as a good time; a kind, forgiving, ...
CHARLES DICKENS
Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childish days; that can recall ...
CHARLES DICKENS
I tell you what, Mr. Fledgeby,' said Lammle, advancing on him. 'Since you presume to contradict me, ...
CHARLES DICKENS
There was an innocent piece of dinner-furniture that went upon easy castors and was kept over a live...
CHARLES DICKENS
Love, though said to be afflicted with blindness, is a vigilant watchman.
CHARLES DICKENS
And O there are days in this life, worth life and worth death.
CHARLES DICKENS
Accidents will occur in the best-regulated families
CHARLES DICKENS
I was only going to say," said Scrooge's nephew, "that the consequence of his taking a dislike to us...
CHARLES DICKENS
A display of indifference to all the actions and passions of mankind was not supposed to be such a d...
CHARLES DICKENS
The present representative of the Dedlocks is an excellent master. He supposes all his dependents to...
CHARLES DICKENS
So, I must be taken as I have been made. The success is not mine, the failure is not mine, but the t...
CHARLES DICKENS
Any man may be in good spirits and good temper when he's well dressed. There ain't much credit in th...
CHARLES DICKENS
Those darling byegone times, Mr Carker,' said Cleopatra, 'with their delicious fortresses, and their...
CHARLES DICKENS
It is the most miserable thing to feel ashamed at home.
CHARLES DICKENS
And therefore, Uncle, though it has never put a scrap of gold or silver in my pocket, I believe that...
CHARLES DICKENS
On the motionless branches of some trees, autumn berries hung like clusters of coral beads, as in th...
CHARLES DICKENS
This reminds me, Godmother, to ask you a serious question. You are as wise as wise can be (having be...
CHARLES DICKENS
As she frequently remarked when she made any such mistake, it would be all the same a hundred years ...
CHARLES DICKENS
It was always said of him, that he knew how to keep Christmas well, if any man alive possessed the k...
CHARLES DICKENS
I have always thought of Christmas as a good time; a kind, forgiving, generous, pleasant time; a tim...
CHARLES DICKENS
On the motionless branches of some trees, autumn berries hung like clusters of coral beads, as in th...
CHARLES DICKENS
My daughter, there are times of moral danger when the hardest virtuous resolution to form is flight,...
CHARLES DICKENS
O let us love our occupations,/ Bless the squire and his relations,/ Live upon our daily rations,/ A...
CHARLES DICKENS
Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness.
CHARLES DICKENS
Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen nineteen six, result happiness. Annual inco...
CHARLES DICKENS
It had grown darker as they talked, and the wind was sawing and the sawdust was whirling outside pal...
CHARLES DICKENS
I never heard that it had been anybody’s business to find out what his natural bent was, or where ...
CHARLES DICKENS
Oh Sammy, Sammy, vy worn't there a alleybi!
CHARLES DICKENS
Actuated by no personal motives, but moved only by high and great constitutional considerations; whi...
CHARLES DICKENS
He has a very nice face and style, really," said Mrs. Kenwigs.
"He certainly has," added Miss P...
CHARLES DICKENS
Such is hope, Heaven's own gift to struggling mortals; pervading, like some subtle essence from the ...
CHARLES DICKENS
You touch some of the reasons for my going, not for my staying away.
CHARLES DICKENS
But what were even gold and silver, precious stones and clockwork, to the bookshops, whence a pleasa...
CHARLES DICKENS
[T]he wisdom of our ancestors is in the simile.
CHARLES DICKENS
There is a drowsy state, between sleeping and waking, when you dream more in five minutes with your ...
CHARLES DICKENS
My dear child,' said the old gentleman, moved by the warmth of Oliver's sudden appeal, 'you need not...
CHARLES DICKENS
He had no cause for self-reproach on the score of neglect, or want of thought, for he had been devot...
CHARLES DICKENS
He had a certain air of being a handsome man--which he was not; and a certain air of being a well-br...
CHARLES DICKENS
Mrs Joe was a very clean housekeeper, but had an exquisite art of making her clenliness more umcomfo...
CHARLES DICKENS
Shirking and sharking, in all their many varieties, have been sown broadcast by the ill-fated cause;...
CHARLES DICKENS
A boy's story is the best that is ever told.
CHARLES DICKENS
Marley was dead: to begin with.
CHARLES DICKENS
May not the complaint, that common people are above their station, often take its rise in the fact o...
CHARLES DICKENS
We went our several ways," said Lady Dedlock, "and had little in common even before we agreed to dif...
CHARLES DICKENS
Moths, and all sorts of ugly creatures, hover about a lighted candle. Can the candle help it?
CHARLES DICKENS
Pause you who read this, and think for a moment of the long chain of iron or gold, of thorns or flow...
CHARLES DICKENS
I have been bent and broken, but - I hope - into a better shape.
CHARLES DICKENS
I have a pretty large experience of boys, and you're a bad set of fellows. Now mind!
CHARLES DICKENS
My rescue from this kind of existence I considered quite hopeless, and abandoned, as such, altogethe...
CHARLES DICKENS
PREFACE TO 1850 EDITION I do not find it easy to get sufficiently far away from this Book, in the fi...
CHARLES DICKENS
There can be no disparity in marriage like unsuitability of mind and purpose.' I pondered on those w...
CHARLES DICKENS
A passing thought occurred to me that Miss Murdstone, like the pocket instrument called a life-prese...
CHARLES DICKENS
disciple of that school of trainers of the young idea which holds that childhood, like money, must b...
CHARLES DICKENS
What am I doing? Tearing myself. My usual occupation at most times.
CHARLES DICKENS
It was one of those hot, silent nights, when people sit at windows, listening for the thunder which ...
CHARLES DICKENS
The streets looked small, of course. The streets that we have only seen as children always do I beli...
CHARLES DICKENS
She had curiously thoughtful and attentive eyes; eyes that were very pretty and very good.
CHARLES DICKENS
And this is the eternal law. For, Evil often stops short at istelf and dies with the doer of it! but...
CHARLES DICKENS
In came Mrs. Fezziwig, one vast substantial smile.
CHARLES DICKENS
Barkis is willin'!
CHARLES DICKENS
"It wasn't the wine," murmured Mr. Snodgrass in a broken voice, "it was the salmon."
CHARLES DICKENS
Great men are seldom over-scrupulous in the arrangement of their attire.
CHARLES DICKENS
Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature.
CHARLES DICKENS
You are fettered," said Scrooge, trembling. "Tell me why?"
"I wear the chain I forged in life,"...
CHARLES DICKENS
We need never be ashamed of our tears.
CHARLES DICKENS
I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against...
CHARLES DICKENS
[She wasn't] a logically reasoning woman, but God is good, and hearts may count in heaven as high as...
CHARLES DICKENS
The bright old day now dawns again; the cry runs through the land, in England there shall be dear br...
CHARLES DICKENS
I revere the memory of Mr. F. as an estimable man and most indulgent husband, only necessary to ment...
CHARLES DICKENS
The law is sic a ass - a idiot.
CHARLES DICKENS
It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations.
CHARLES DICKENS
Accidents will occur in the best-regulated families; and in families not regulated by that pervading...
CHARLES DICKENS
Here's the rule for bargains: Do other men, for they would do you. That's the true business precept.
CHARLES DICKENS
There are strings in the human heart that had better not be vibrated.
CHARLES DICKENS
Hallo! A great deal of steam! the pudding was out of the copper. A smell like a washing-day! Th...
CHARLES DICKENS
Circumstances beyond my individual control.
CHARLES DICKENS
God bless us every one.
CHARLES DICKENS
I have known him [Micawber] come home to supper with a flood of tears, and a declaration that nothi...
CHARLES DICKENS
A woman's appetite is twice that of a man's; her sexual desire, four times; her intelligence, eight ...
CHARLES DICKENS
Horatio looked handsomely miserable, like Hamlet slipping on a piece of orange-peel.
CHARLES DICKENS
There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread...
CHARLES DICKENS
Humanity has every reason to place the proclaimers of high moral standards and values above the dis...
CHARLES DICKENS
It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I ...
CHARLES DICKENS
Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature.
CHARLES DICKENS
Old Marley was as dead as a doornail.

Mind! I don't mean to say that, of my own knowledge...
CHARLES DICKENS
With affection beaming out of one eye, and calculation shining out of the other.
CHARLES DICKENS
A man who could build a church, as one may say, by squinting at a sheet of paper.
CHARLES DICKENS
Life is made of ever so many partings welded together.
CHARLES DICKENS
Some credit in being jolly.
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
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
CHARLES DICKENS
This season we wanted to sort of lighten it up and make it a little bit more transparent ... a littl...
CHARLES DICKENS
The one great principle of English law is to make business for itself.
CHARLES DICKENS
I think . . . that it is the best club in London.
CHARLES DICKENS
Apprehension of a painful or disagreeable recognition made me tremble. I am confident that it took n...
CHARLES DICKENS
Is the old min agreeable?
CHARLES DICKENS
My advice is, never do to-morrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time. Collar...
CHARLES DICKENS
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
CHARLES DICKENS
There might be some credit in being jolly.
CHARLES DICKENS
A friendly swarry, consisting of a boiled leg of mutton with the usual trimmings.
CHARLES DICKENS
Bah,' said Scrooge. "Humbug!"
CHARLES DICKENS
An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.
CHARLES DICKENS
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.
CHARLES DICKENS
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...
CHARLES DICKENS
Her heart--is given him, with all its love and truth. She would joyfully die with him, or, better th...
CHARLES DICKENS
There were times when he could not read the face he had studied so long, and when this lonely girl w...
CHARLES DICKENS
He calls the knaves, Jacks, this boy! . . . And what coarse hands he has! And what thick boots!
CHARLES DICKENS
It's my girl that advises. She has the head. But I never own to it before her. Discipline must b...
CHARLES DICKENS
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...
CHARLES DICKENS
. . . in seclusion, she had secluded herself from a thousand natural and healing influences; that, h...
CHARLES DICKENS
For you, and for any dear to you, I would do anything. I would embrace any sacrifice for you and for...
CHARLES DICKENS
At the great iron gate of the churchyard he stopped and looked in. He looked up at the high tower sp...
CHARLES DICKENS
There was no noise, no effort, no consciences in anything he did, but in everything an indescribable...
CHARLES DICKENS