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Charles Dickens

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Life is made of ever so many partings welded together
CHARLES DICKENS
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JEN CAMPBELL
You’re a thousand beautifully broken pieces, welded together again. Made stronger. More resilient.
CANDACE KNOEBEL
I nearly fell asleep over Dickens in English. Mind you, he's snoozeworthy at the best of times.
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Our love had begun in folly, and ended in madness!
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There are very few moments in a man's existence when he experiences so much ludicrous distress, or m...
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ALEXEI SMERTIN
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ANONYMOUS
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Childhood is not dead. Children were worse off when we were hunter-gatherers; they were threatened i...
ROBERT WINSTON
They can't say you'll go to jail. Though Charles Dickens loved them, America does not have debtors' ...
CORT JENSEN
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CORT JENSEN
The putter looks like a bunch of nuts and bolts welded together, but the ball goes in the hole.
JULIUS BOROS
That's a big fuse. When the fuse blew, it welded some wiring together.
STEPHANE DUJARRIC
Throughout my teenage years, I read 'A Christmas Carol' by Charles Dickens every December. I...
JOHN BOYNE
She had curiously thoughtful and attentive eyes; eyes that were very pretty and very good.
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BRUCE STEPHEN
The ocean asks for nothing but those who stand by her shores gradually attune themselves to her rhyt...
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Love, though said to be afflicted with blindness, is a vigilant watchman.
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But what were even gold and silver, precious stones and clockwork, to the bookshops, whence a pleasa...
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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 love Dickens because it makes me chuckle to myself so. He has taken me to another world and out of...
JANE BIRKIN
'Great Expectations', in short, is a more damning account of the mess Dickens himself had ma...
HOWARD JACOBSON
Early on, I was so impressed with Charles Dickens. I grew up in the South, in a little village in Ar...
MAYA ANGELOU
Prince Charles is so funny. So, so funny.
JOAN RIVERS
I am greatly impressed with the BBC's TV adaption of Charles Dickens' 'Bleak House.'...
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(from his random observations after reading David Copperfield by Charles Dickens)

In the ...
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She went her unremembering way, She went and left in me The pang of all the partings gone, ...
FRANCIS THOMPSON
Vogliamo ora congedarci dal nostro vecchio amico in uno di quei rari momenti di felicità perfetta, ...
CHARLES DICKENS
There are no rules, because life is made up of too many rules as it is.
JENNIFER NIVEN
For many of us, clean water is so plentiful and readily available that we rarely, if ever, pause to ...
MARCUS SAMUELSSON
I made so many films which were more important, but the only one people ever want to talk about is t...
INGRID BERGMAN
Life is made up of meetings and partings. People come into your life everyday, you say good morning,...
CECELIA AHERN
(On Charles Dickens) It has been the peculiarity and the marvel of this man’s power, that he has i...
ANTHONY TROLLOPE
As from a large heap of flowers many garlands and wreaths are made, so by a mortal in this life ther...
BUDDHA
And all the new stuff has no chains, no hooks; everything is welded or on bearings so there's no sha...
BOB WILLIAMS
god should of made a seperate sleep life, so that no matter how busy your life gets, you still get t...
CADIR LAMPE
god should of made a seperate sleep life, so that no matter how busy your life gets, you still get t...
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When Charles Dickens arrived in Boston Harbor, where he started, they had to keep it secret because ...
MATTHEW PEARL
If only it were so easy to pick up the broken pieces of life, glue them back together, and cover the...
PATTI CALLAHAN HENRY
There is no work of art that has ever been made that is absolutely truthful about life.
RICHARD FOREMAN
Politics: Poly.
MANY
I'm not saying that people have to listen to rock music. It's a great, cool thing and it can...
FRANK BLACK
Nature is forever arriving and forever departing, forever approaching, forever vanishing; but in her...
RICHARD LE GALLIENNE
The greatest book about giving that I've ever read is 'A Christmas Carol' by Charles Dickens, about ...
TED TURNER
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The Lord prefers common-looking people. That is why he made so many of them.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
The Lord prefers common looking people. That is why he made so many of them.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
Dickens, obviously, is a great hero.
JONATHAN COE
Perhaps the least cheering statement ever made on the subject of art is that life imitates it.
FRAN LEBOWITZ
It'll be bittersweet. We've done so many things together.
ERIN VIERLING
What the dickens!
THOMAS HEYWOOD
Snowden said carefully, 'I've been unable to get in touch with the person I thought might know about...
JOSH LANYON
That made it a lot of fun that so many of us from our team did so well. That will probably be the be...
COREY ULMER
God made alcohol and he made feet - and he made 'em so you could put 'em together and be happy!
ROBERT A. HEINLEIN
Partings are the beginnings of new meetings.

Beginnings happen because there are endings.
NATSUKI TAKAYA
I sit in my room like Miss Havisham, about whom I have been reading this week. Better the Dickens yo...
PHILIP LARKIN
Life is full of good times, but the ups and downs of life have made it so difficult to understand.
VIKRANT PARSAI
Circumstances made me the theatrical personality I am, which many people believe is also a part of m...
BELA LUGOSI
I cannot tell what the dickens his name is.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Tolkien is as good as Dickens at sketching a scene.
IAN MCKELLEN
Death is one moment, and life is so many of them
TENNESSEE WILLIAMS
Matthew and I used to read Dickens together. Oh my god, it was so great. We would sit in the bathtub...
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We've been in many battles together (always on the same side). Over the last few years, we'd become ...
MERLE HAGGARD
...The fact is that Dale and Grady had made a pact long before they ever came into this earthly exis...
KATE MCGAHAN
Dickens is one of those authors who are well worth stealing.
GEORGE ORWELL
Bo just shot the dickens out of it.
RANDY LAMBERT
...tenderness, infatuation, adulation, idolatry - that isn't much to ask, is it Charles? Is it Charl...
JEAN GIRAUDOUX
It looks like there were several cracks in the cylinder that were welded.
DARYL JUNE
'Joker' was a violent, dark, and brutal book, so I wanted to do something a little less heav...
LEE BERMEJO
But (Prince) Charles is leaving for India next week so she had to get back.
GIAAN ROONEY
So much has to happen, so many things have to come together,
CRAIG COLTEN
Are we to deny our daughters the works of Oscar Wilde, Charles Dickens, John Steinbeck or Shakespear...
DIANE DAVIES
I care for no man on earth, and no man on earth cares for me.
CHARLES DICKENS
So many books to read, will I ever finish reading?
LAILAH GIFTY AKITA
No human being in history ... had ever spoken to so many people, in so many different cultural conte...
GEORGE WEIGEL
What a relief. It all came together out there today. It was good to be together after so many distra...
AMY NIXON
if it doesn't come bursting out of you
in spite of everything,
don't do it.
unless it...
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
It feels amazing. We've had so many good teams and we've never been able to beat them. This feels so...
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‎"You shouldn't feel so bad about being afraid of so many things." "Why not?" "Because if you were...
C. JOYBELL C.
Many of us went our different ways in life, but you led us through that and back together, Lord.
RALPH DAVIS
He made so many things happen while he was playing.
BRIAN SAVAGE
I just think he was one of the nicest and funniest people I ever met. He had so many friends and inf...
CHIP YOUNG
Never have so many people, made so much money with so little talent.
ROBERT POZEN
Dickens belongs to the English people.
CLAIRE TOMALIN
We have to make sure that everyone is included in every decision made, so the United States can rema...
ALEXIA
The first meal my husband ever made me was a chicken curry. I have never tasted anything so deliciou...
LESLEY NICOL
Well I don't think I've scored my life exclusively to Ray Charles.
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Life is made of so many moments that mean nothing. Then one day, a single moment comes along to defi...
SABAA TAHIR
I just think he was one of the nicest and funniest people I ever met. He had so many friends and inf...
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The trouble with life is that there are so many beautiful women and so little time
JOHN BARRYMORE
The trouble with life is that there are so many beautiful women and so little time.
JOHN BARRYMORE

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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...
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. . . 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