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Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens

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"It's as well to be kind whenever one can." ~ Martin Chuzzlewit (Share this Quote)

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An ancient proverb warns us that we should not expect to find old heads upon young shoulders; to which it may be added that we seldom meet with that unnatural combination, but we feel a strong desire to knock them off; merely from an inherent love we have of seeing things in their right places. ~ Martin Chuzzlewit (Share this Quote)

But charity begins at home, and justice begins next door. ~ Martin Chuzzlewit (Share this Quote)

"Regrets," said Martin, "are the natural property of grey hairs." ~ Martin Chuzzlewit (Share this Quote)

Look round and round upon this bare bleak plain, and see even here, upon a winter's day, how beautiful the shadows are! Alas! it is the nature of their kind to be so. The loveliest things in life, Tom, are but shadows; and they come and go, and change and fade away, as rapidly as these! ~ Martin Chuzzlewit (Share this Quote)

"Mind and matter," said the lady in the wig, "glide swift into the vortex of immensity. Howls the sublime, and softly sleeps the calm Ideal, in the whispering chambers of Imagination." ~ Martin Chuzzlewit (Share this Quote)

"Oh Sairey, Sairey, little do we know wot lays afore us!" ~ Martin Chuzzlewit (Share this Quote)

And though home is a name, a word, it is a strong one; stronger than magician ever spoke, or spirit answered to, in strongest conjuration. ~ Martin Chuzzlewit (Share this Quote)

Men were weighed by their dollars, measures gauged by their dollars; life was auctioneered, appraised, put up, and knocked down for its dollars. ~ Martin Chuzzlewit (Share this Quote)

Time and tide will wait for no man, saith the adage. But all men have to wait for time and tide. ~ Martin Chuzzlewit (Share this Quote)

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