24 Charles Kingsley Quotes

  • "Some say that the age of chivalry is past, that the spirit of romance is dead. The age of chivalry is never past, so long as there is a wrong left unrepressed on earth."

    - Charles Kingsley
    Topics: Charity, Romance


  • "Except a living man there is nothing more wonderful than a book! A message to us from human souls we never saw, and yet these arouse us, terrify us, teach us, comfort us, open their hearts to us as brothers."

    - Charles Kingsley
    Topics: Books, Comfort


  • "It is only the great hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly, can never know what true friendship means."

    - Charles Kingsley
    Topics: Friendship


  • "Young blood must have its course, lad, and every dog its day."

    - Charles Kingsley
    Topics: Life, Animals, Youth


  • "He was one of those men who possess almost every gift, except the gift of the power to use them."

    - Charles Kingsley
    Topics: Apathy


  • "There is a great deal of human nature in man."

    - Charles Kingsley
    Topics: Life


  • "There's no use doing a kindness if you do it a day too late."

    - Charles Kingsley
    Topics: Kindness


  • "We have used the Bible as if it were a mere special constable's handbook, an opium dose for keeping beasts of burden patient while they are overloaded."

    - Charles Kingsley
    Topics: The Bible


  • "It is not darkness you are going to, for God is Light. It is not lonely, for Christ is with you. It is not unknown country, for Christ is there."

    - Charles Kingsley
    Topics: Heaven


  • "The world is God's world, after all."

    - Charles Kingsley
    Topics: God


  • "A man may learn from his Bible to be a more thorough gentleman than if he had been brought up in all the drawing-rooms in London."

    - Charles Kingsley
    Topics: The Bible


  • "Do today's duty, fight today's temptation; do not weaken and distract yourself by looking forward to things you cannot see, and could not understand if you saw them."

    - Charles Kingsley
    Topics: Service


  • "There are two freedoms - the false, where a man is free to do what he likes; the true, where he is free to do what he ought."

    - Charles Kingsley
    Topics: Service, Freedom


  • "We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about."

    - Charles Kingsley
    Topics: Happiness, Comfort


  • "A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend, one human soul whom we can trust utterly, who knows the best and worst of us, and who loves us in spite of all our faults."

    - Charles Kingsley
    Topics: Friendship



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