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Top 10 Charles Dickens Quotations

top 10 quotations by Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens (1812–1870) was an English novelist and social critic whose works have had a profound impact on literature and the portrayal of social issues in Victorian England. Dickens' novels often highlighted the struggles of the lower and working classes, shedding light on the harsh realities of poverty, inequality, and industrialization. His storytelling prowess, memorable characters, and vivid descriptions have made his works enduring classics. Some of his most famous novels include "Great Expectations," "A Tale of Two Cities," "Oliver Twist," and "David Copperfield." Dickens' literary contributions have left an indelible mark on literature and continue to be celebrated for their insight into human nature and society.

Charles Dickens' ability to weave intricate narratives that explore both the light and dark aspects of humanity has earned him a lasting place in literary history. His stories continue to resonate with readers, offering insights into the complexities of society and the timeless struggles of the human spirit.

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness." Charles Dickens

"No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another." Charles Dickens

"We forge the chains we wear in life." Charles Dickens

"Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some." Charles Dickens

"A day wasted on others is not wasted on one's self." Charles Dickens

"There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor." Charles Dickens

"Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also of those whom we'd give blood." Charles Dickens

"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." Charles Dickens

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

"Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts." Charles Dickens

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