"I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time."
"Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present."Charles Dickens on Roger Babson
"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."Charles Dickens on Abraham Lincoln
"Lost time is never found again."Charles Dickens on Benjamin Franklin
"Patience and time do more than strength or passion."Charles Dickens on Jean de La Fontaine
"The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is."Charles Dickens on C. S. Lewis
"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."