Charles Dickens Quotes (475 quotes)
“To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.”
Master Humphrey's Clock (1840-1841).
“If any one were to ask me what in my opinion was the dullest and most stupid spot on the face of the Earth, I should decidedly say Chelmsford.”
Letter to Thomas Beard (January 11, 1835), in Madeline House, et al., The Letters of Charles Dickens (1965), p. 53.
“Reflect upon your present blessings — of which every man has many — not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.”
Characters, ch. 2. - Sketches by Boz (1836-1837)
Great Expectations (1860-1861)
David Copperﬁeld (1850), Chapter 22
David Copperﬁeld (1850), Chapter 14
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsCharles Dickens
Born: February 7, 1812
Died: June 9, 1870 (aged 58)
Occupation: Novelist, writer
Bio: Charles John Huffam Dickens was an English writer and social critic who is generally regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period and the creator of some of the world's most memorable fictional characters. During his lifetime Dickens's works enjoyed unprecedented popularity and fame, and by the twentieth century his literary genius was fully recognized by critics and scholars.