Truth

Charles Dickens quotations on the theme of Truth.

 

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 475 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 Truth.


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Take nothing on its looks; take everything on evidence. There’s no better rule.

Charles Dickens Great Expectations Quotations (Chapter 40). Take nothing on its looks; take everything on evidence. There's no better rule.

2019-04-06T08:52:30+01:00Categories: Great Expectations|Tags: , , , |

No varnish can hide the grain of the wood; and that the more varnish you put on, the more the grain will express itself.

No varnish can hide the grain of the wood; and that the more varnish you put on, the more the grain will express itself.

Now what I want is, Facts. Teach these boys and girls nothing but Facts. Facts alone are wanted in life.

Charles Dickens Hard Times Quotations (Book 1, Chapter 1). Now what I want is, Facts. Teach these boys and girls nothing but Facts. Facts alone are wanted in life.

2019-05-29T17:55:48+01:00Categories: Hard Times|Tags: , , , , |