...it was always said of him Scrooge that he knew how to keep Christmas well, if any man alive possessed the knowledge. May that be truly said of us, and all of us

Charles Dickens #Authors

A loving heart is the truest wisdom.

Charles Dickens #Authors

A man who could build a church, as one may say, by squinting at a sheet of paper.

Charles Dickens #Authors

A merry Christmas to everybody A happy New Year to all the world

Charles Dickens #Authors

A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other. A solemn consideration, when I enter a great city by night, that every one of those darkly clustered houses encloses its own secret; that every room in every one of them encloses its own secret; that every beating heart in the hundreds of thousands of breasts there, is, in some of its imaginings, a secret to the heart nearest it! A Tale Of Two Cities

Charles Dickens #Authors

Accidents will occur in the best regulated families.

Charles Dickens #Authors

Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pound ought and six, result misery. David Copperfield 1849

Charles Dickens #Authors

But I am sure that I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round...as a good time a kind, forgiving, charitable, pleasant time the only time I know of, in the long calendar of the year, when men and women seem by one consent to open their shut-up hearts freely.

Charles Dickens #Authors

By the time we hit fifty, we have learned our hardest lessons. We have found out that only a few things are really important. We have learned to take life seriously, but never ourselves.

Charles Dickens #Authors

Cheerfulness and contentment are great beautifiers and are famous preservers of youthful looks.

Charles Dickens #Authors

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