Charles Dickens: Quotations

Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens (1812-1870)

“There are only two styles of portrait painting; the serious and the smirk.”

Nicholas Nickleby, chapter 10

“It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations.”

Bleak House, chapter 28

“Vices are sometimes only virtues carried to excess!”

Dombey and Son, chapter 58