Charles John Huffam Dickens, also recognized as Charles Dickens, was born on February 7, 1812, at Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, died on June 9, 1870, at Gad’s Hill. He is described generally as “The greatest English novelist of the Victorian era.
His novel A Tale of Two Cities is to become his best-known work of historical fiction. Today, he is considered a literary genius because of his creation of the most notable fictional characters.
CHARLES DICKENS QUOTES
Dickens’ literary endeavours begin with the 1836 serial publication of The Pickwick Papers. Within a few years of writing, he is loved by his 18th-century audience for his humour, satire, and profound observation of character and society. Literary artists coined the “Dickensian” to describe Dickens and his writings, such as the poor social conditions and corrupt government. Check out this Charles Dickens quotes book.
Below listed a small collection of 30 best Charles Dickens quotes to remind you to be kind-hearted no matter what life gives you.
“The Pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.”
“We changed again, and yet again, and it was now too late and too far to go back, and I went on. And the mists had all solemnly risen now, and the world lay spread before me.”
“I care for no man on earth, and no man on earth cares for me.”
“Love, though said to be afflicted with blindness, is a vigilant watchman.”
“She had curiously thoughtful and attentive eyes; eyes that were very pretty and very good.”
“It is a fair, even-handed, noble adjustment of things, that while there is infection in disease and sorrow, there is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good-humour.”
“Change begets change. Nothing propagates so fast.”
“From the death of each day’s hope another hope sprung up to live tomorrow.”
“There are talkers enough among us; I’ll be one of the doers.”
“A word in earnest is as good as a speech.”
Charles Dickens’ childhood was impoverished, but he became one of the wealthiest authors in the 18th century. Despite his successful endeavours, Charles remained compassionate and humble to all people, whatever status and class.
During great uncertainty and social unrest, Charles provided a voice to the people by focusing his writing on corrupt government structure, working-class conditions, and social distress, which eventually contributed to social change.
Let these Charles Dickens quotes remind you that whatever life throws at you, or whatever obstacles you’re facing right now, keeping your eyes wide open, your heart gentle, and your mind wise.