Charles Dickens is a world renowned and beloved English author and novelist. His work with words has stood the test of time and great classics like Oliver Twist continue to be studied and observed in educational institutes all over the world. Today is a commemoration to celebrate his 200th birthday. Google also decided to honour his memory with a doodle: Charles Dickens doodleCharles Dickens doodle We thought we would offer you a collection of the author\'s most famous and memorable quotes during his lifetime. A boy\'s story is the best that is ever told. A day wasted on others is not wasted on one\'s self. A loving heart is the truest wisdom. A person who can\'t pay gets another person who can\'t pay to guarantee that he can pay. Like a person with two wooden legs getting another person with two wooden legs to guarantee that he has got two natural legs. It don\'t make either of them able to do a walking-match. Charles DickensCharles Dickens A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other. Although a skillful flatterer is a most delightful companion if you have him all to yourself, his taste becomes very doubtful when he takes to complimenting other people. An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself. Any man may be in good spirits and good temper when he\'s well dressed. There ain\'t much credit in that. Anything for the quick life, as the man said when he took the situation at the lighthouse.