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Charles Dickens
(1812-1870) born on
Feb 07
English novelist, dramatist. He was one of most prolific and popular English novelists, e.g., "A Christmas Carol," 1843 & "Tale of Two Cities," 1859.
         
   
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You can only form the minds of reasoning animals upon Facts: nothing else will ever be of any service to them. Stick to Facts, sir!

R
Take nothing on its looks: take everything on evidence. There's no better rule.
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An idea, like a ghost . . . must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.
N
Train up a fig-tree in the way it should go, and when you are old sit under the shade of it.
K
Ride on! Rough-shod if need be, smooth-shod if that will do, but ride on! Ride on over all obstacles, and win the race!
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Mr. Gradgrind, in "Hard Times," bk. 1, ch. 1, 1854.
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: In "...As One Mad With Wine," by Elyse and Mike Sommer, 1991.
N: (Captain Cuttle) Dombey and Son, Ch. 19
K: In "Words of Wisdom," by Wm. Safire & Leonard Safire, 1989.
   


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