"I have known a vast quantity of nonsense talked about bad men not looking you in the face. Don't trust that conventional idea. Dishonesty will stare honesty out of countenance any day in the week, if there is anything to be got by it."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Charles Dickens on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Charles Dickens on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Charles Dickens on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Charles Dickens on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Charles Dickens on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."