Charles Dickens Quotes (475 quotes)
“Any man may be in good spirits and good temper when he's well dressed. There ain't much credit in that.”
The works of Charles Dickens in thirty-four [i.e. thirty-eight] volumes (1868 edition)
“Cows are my passion. What I have ever sighed for has been to retreat to a Swiss farm, and live entirely surrounded by cows - and china.”
Charles Dickens's works. Charles Dickens ed. [18 vols. of a 21 vol. set. Wanting A child's history of England; Christmas stories; The mystery of Edwin Drood]. (1867 edition)
“Do you spell it with a "V" or a "W"?' inquired the judge. 'That depends upon the taste and fancy of the speller, my Lord.'”
The Pickwick Papers (1836)
“Fan the sinking flame of hilarity with the wing of friendship; and pass the rosy wine.”
The Old Curiosity Shop (1841)
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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.