Charles Dickens Quotes (475 quotes)
Martin Chuzzlewit (1844), Chapter XXVII
As quoted in: "Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern English and Foreign Sources" (1899), p. 4
“You may be an undigested bit of beef, a blot of mustard, a crumb of cheese, a fragment of an underdone potato. There's more of gravy than of grave about you, whatever you are!”
A Christmas Carol stave 1 (1843)
“It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to, than I have ever known.”
A Christmas Carol, Kiddy Monster Publication - ISBN: 9789879991183
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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.