Charles Dickens Quotes on Love, Life and Inspiration

Charles John Huffam Dickens, widely known as Charles Dickens (1812-1870), was a prominent English novelist of the Victorian age (1837-1901). In his literature, we see huge criticism on many social issues of at that time. Charles Dickens wrote plays like A Tale of Two Cities, No Thoroughfare, The Frozen Deep and some stories like The Signal-Man, A Message from the Sea that are still popular all over the world. In this post, you will read few empowering Charles Dickens quotes on love, life, motivation, inspiration…Charles Dickens Quotes on Love

33 Empowering Charles Dickens Quotes

  1. A loving heart is the truest wisdom.

  2. Any man may be in good spirits and good temper when he’s well dressed.

  3. Once for all; I knew to my sorrow, often and often, if not always, that I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be.

  4. There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast.

  5. Love, though said to be afflicted with blindness, is a vigilant watchman.

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

  7. Vices are sometimes only virtues carried to excess!

  8. It’s in vain to recall the past, unless it works some influence upon the present.Charles Dickens Quotes about Love

  9. Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tries, and a touch that never hurts.

  10. She had curiously thoughtful and attentive eyes; eyes that were very pretty and very good.

  11. A word in earnest is as good as a speech.

  12. It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations.

  13. In a word, it was impossible for me to separate her, in the past or in the present, from the innermost life of my life.

  14. The habit of paying compliments kept a man’s tongue oiled without any expense.

  15. There is a wisdom of the Head, and … there is a wisdom of the Heart.

  16. Life is made of ever so many partings welded together.

  17. If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.

  18. Great men are seldom over-scrupulous in the arrangement of their attire.

  19. Consider nothing impossible, then treat possibilities as probabilities.

  20. There are strings in the human heart that had better not be vibrated.

  21. No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.Charles Dickens Quotes about life

  22. No one is useless in this world … who lightens the burden of it for anyone else.

  23. Death may beget life, but oppression can beget nothing other than itself.

  24. The worst of all listeners is the man who does nothing but listen.

  25. I wear the chain I forged in life….I made it link by link, and yard by yard; I girded it on of my own free will, and of my own free will I wore it.

  26. There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.

  27. Spring is the time of year when it is summer in the sun and winter in the shade.

  28. 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.

  29. The civility which money will purchase, is rarely extended to those who have none.

  30. Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth.

  31. Of all bad listeners, the worst and most terrible to encounter is the man who is so fond of listening that he wishes to hear, not only your conversation, but that of every other person in the room.

  32. The things that never happen are often as much realities to us, in their effects, as those that are accomplished.

  33. I’ll tell you … what real love is. It is blind devotion, unquestioning self-humiliation, utter submission, trust and belief against yourself and against the whole world, giving up your whole heart and soul to the smiter — as I did!

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