Inequality

Charles Dickens quotations on the theme of Inequality.

 

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 400 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 Inequality.


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Death, fires, and burglary, make all men equals.

Background. "Death, fires, and burglary, make all men equals" is a quotation from Oliver Twist (Chapter 28). Oliver Twist, subtitled The Parish Boy’s Progress, is the second novel by Charles Dickens, published in 1837.   Have Your Say. Give your view on "Death, fires, and burglary, make all men equals" with a rating and help us compile the very best Charles Dickens quotations.   Related. If you like this, we think you might also be interested in these [...]

2017-12-08T13:14:13+00:00 Categories: Oliver Twist|Tags: , |

Injustice breeds injustice.

Background. "Injustice breeds injustice." is a quotation from Bleak House (Chapter 39). Bleak House was the ninth novel by Charles Dickens, intended to illustrate the evils caused by long, drawn-out legal cases in the Court of Chancery.   Have Your Say. Give your view on "Injustice breeds injustice." with a rating and help us compile the very best Charles Dickens quotations.   Related. If you like this, we think you might also be interested in these related quotations: [...]

2018-04-13T11:17:48+00:00 Categories: Bleak House|Tags: , |

No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.

Background. "No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot." is a quotation from Our Mutual Friend (Book 1, Chapter 3). Our Mutual Friend was Charles Dickens's fourteenth and last completed novel, published between 1864 and 1865.     Have Your Say. Give your view on "No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot." with a rating and help [...]

2018-03-09T14:06:05+00:00 Categories: Our Mutual Friend|Tags: , , |