Charles Dickens Quotations Archive.

Whatever responsibility rests with me, I am content to bear, and ready to answer.

Charles Dickens Sketches by Boz Quotations (The Black Veil). Whatever responsibility rests with me, I am content to bear, and ready to answer.

2019-12-13T15:17:15+00:00Categories: The Black Veil|Tags: |

A dreary waste, inhabited by a few scattered people of questionable character, whose poverty prevented their living in any better neighbourhood, or whose pursuits and mode of life rendered its solitude desirable.

Charles Dickens Sketches by Boz Quotations (The Black Veil). A dreary waste, inhabited by a few scattered people of questionable character, whose poverty prevented their living in any better neighbourhood, or whose pursuits and mode of life rendered its solitude desirable.

It’s in vain, Trot, to recall the past, unless it works some influence upon the present.

Charles Dickens David Copperfield Quotations (Chapter 23). It’s in vain, Trot, to recall the past, unless it works some influence upon the present.

2019-12-10T12:04:02+00:00Categories: David Copperfield|Tags: |

If he be like to die, he had better do it, and decrease the surplus population.

Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol Quotations (Stave 3). If he be like to die, he had better do it, and decrease the surplus population.

2019-11-21T19:56:46+00:00Categories: A Christmas Carol|Tags: , |

I never gave yet, for any job of work where there wasn’t valuable consideration to be gained.

Charles Dickens Oliver Twist Quotations (Chapter 45). I never gave yet, for any job of work where there wasn’t valuable consideration to be gained.

2019-11-18T20:43:10+00:00Categories: Oliver Twist|Tags: |

I always give too much to ladies. It’s a weakness of mine, and that’s the way I ruin myself.

Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol Quotations (Stave 4). I always give too much to ladies. It’s a weakness of mine, and that’s the way I ruin myself.

2019-11-11T19:17:11+00:00Categories: A Christmas Carol|Tags: , , |

Who’s the worse for the loss of a few things like these? Not a dead man, I suppose.

Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol Quotations (Stave 4). Who’s the worse for the loss of a few things like these? Not a dead man, I suppose.

2019-11-11T12:11:59+00:00Categories: A Christmas Carol|Tags: , |

Barely past her childhood, it required but a glance to discover that she was one of those children, born and bred in neglect and vice, who have never known what childhood is: who have never been taught to love and court a parent’s smile, or to dread a parent’s frown.

Charles Dickens Sketches by Boz Quotations (A Visit to Newgate). Barely past her childhood, it required but a glance to discover that she was one of those children, born and bred in neglect and vice, who have never known what childhood is: who have never been taught to love and court a parent’s smile, or to dread a parent’s frown.

A politico-diplomatic hocus pocus piece of machinery for the assistance of the nobs in keeping off the snobs.

Charles Dickens Little Dorrit Quotations (Book 1, Chapter 10). A politico-diplomatic hocus pocus piece of machinery for the assistance of the nobs in keeping off the snobs.

We must have humbug, we all like humbug, we couldn’t get on without humbug.

Charles Dickens Little Dorrit Quotations (Book 2, Chapter 28). We must have humbug, we all like humbug, we couldn’t get on without humbug.