quotes of Charles Dickens; 367 quotes

"Once a gentleman, and always a gentleman."

"We cannot have single gentlemen to come into this establishment and sleep like double gentlemen without paying extra for it . . ."

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"Think! I've got enough to do, and little enough to get for it, without thinking."

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"There is a dread disease which so prepares its victim, as it were, for death . . . a disease in which death and life are so strangely blended, that death takes a glow and hue of life, and life the gaunt and grisly form of death . . ."

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"I never see any difference in boys. I only know two sorts of boys. Mealy boys and beef-faced boys."

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

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"It was a good thing to have a couple of thousand people all rigid and frozen together, in the palm of one's hand."

"A boy's story is the best that is ever told."

"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"

"I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time."

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