Charles Dickens Quotes (475 quotes)
As quoted in: "Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern English and Foreign Sources" (1899), p. 4
David Copperfield (2007 edition), Bloomsbury Pub Ltd - ISBN: 9780747587521
A Christmas Carol: The Characters Live! (2007 edition), Benchmark Education Company - ISBN: 9781410879608
“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)
Martin Chuzzlewit (1844), Chapter XXVII
“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)
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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.