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Charles Dickens quotations on the theme of Business.

 

Charles Dickens (1812 – 1870) was one of the foremost writers from the Victorian era and remains a popular widely-read author today. During his lifetime he produced 15 novels, five novellas, and a large number of shorter stories and essays. He wrote from personal experiences and concerned himself with a number of contemporary social issues whilst supporting numerous charitable causes, giving assistance in time, money or personal effort. Our archive of over 500 Charles Dickens quotations are organised by both source material, i.e. the work or speech in which it originally appeared, and also grouped thematically. In this archive, we have collected quotations from Charles Dickens works on the theme of Business.


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These are mere business relations, …. there is no friendship in them, no particular interest, nothing like sentiment. I have passed from one to another, in the course of my business life, just as I pass from one of our customers to another in the course of my business day; in short, I have no feelings; I am a mere machine.

These are mere business relations, …. there is no friendship in them, no particular interest, nothing like sentiment. I have passed from one to another, in the course of my business life, just as I pass from one of our customers to another in the course of my business day; in short, I have no feelings; I am a mere machine.

Here’s the rule for bargains: “Do other men, for they would do you.” That’s the true business precept.

Here’s the rule for bargains: “Do other men, for they would do you.” That’s the true business precept.

2019-04-14T22:26:11+01:00Categories: Martin Chuzzlewit|Tags: , |

Business! Mankind was my business; charity, mercy, forbearance, and benevolence, were, all, my business. The deals of my trade were but a drop of water in the comprehensive ocean of my business!

Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol Quotations (Stave 1). Business! Mankind was my business; charity, mercy, forbearance, and benevolence, were, all, my business.

2019-05-29T22:01:45+01:00Categories: A Christmas Carol|Tags: , |

The little narrow, crooked town of Dover hid itself away from the beach, and ran its head into the chalk cliffs, like a marine ostrich.

The little narrow, crooked town of Dover hid itself away from the beach, and ran its head into the chalk cliffs, like a marine ostrich.

2019-04-14T13:51:49+01:00Categories: A Tale of Two Cities|Tags: |

Leaving the business to take care of itself, as it seems to have made up its mind not to take care of me.

Leaving the business to take care of itself, as it seems to have made up its mind not to take care of me.

2019-04-27T17:19:30+01:00Categories: The Pickwick Papers|Tags: |

It’s enough for a man to understand his own business, and not to interfere with other people’s.

Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol Quotations (Stave 1). It’s enough for a man to understand his own business, and not to interfere with other people’s.

2019-05-29T21:57:53+01:00Categories: A Christmas Carol|Tags: |