Marriage

Charles Dickens quotations on the theme of Marriage.

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 Marriage.


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All the housemaid hopes is, happiness for ’em – but marriage is a lottery, and the more she thinks about it, the more she feels the independence and the safety of a single life.

All the housemaid hopes is, happiness for ’em – but marriage is a lottery, and the more she thinks about it, the more she feels the independence and the safety of a single life.

2019-05-04T06:05:28+01:00Categories: Dombey and Son|Tags: |

Most of the people I know would do far better to leave marriage alone. It is at the bottom of three fourths of their troubles.

Most of the people I know would do far better to leave marriage alone. It is at the bottom of three fourths of their troubles.

2019-04-14T09:02:24+01:00Categories: Bleak House|Tags: |