"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Charles Dickens on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Charles Dickens on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Charles Dickens on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Charles Dickens on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Charles Dickens on Dalai Lama
"The age of chivalry is past. Bores have succeeded to dragons."
"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."
"The first rule of business is: Do other men for they would do you."