Quotes by Charles Dickens

The age of chivalry is past. Bores have succeeded to dragons.

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.

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

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

Most men are individuals no longer so far as their business, its activities, or its moralities are concerned. They are not units but fractions.

The first rule of business is: Do other men for they would do you.

The one great principle of English law is to make business for itself.

That sort of half sigh, which, accompanied by two or three slight nods of the head, is pity's small change in general society.

Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true.

Fan the sinking flame of hilarity with the wing of friendship and pass the rosy wine.