Charles Kingsley Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Charles Kingsley quotes, Charles Kingsley sayings, and Charles Kingsley proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

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
The world goes up and the world goes down, the sunshine follows the rain; and yesterday's sneer and yesterday's frown can never come over again. Charles Kingsley
Friendship is like a glass ornament, once it is broken, it can rarely be put back together in exactly the same way. Charles Kingsley
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
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life. All that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about. Charles Kingsley
The world goes up and the world goes down, the sunshine follows the rain; and yesterday's sneer and yesterday's frown can never come over again. Charles Kingsley
Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever. Charles Kingsley
Better is old wine than new, and old friends like-wise. Charles Kingsley
All we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about. Charles Kingsley
Feelings are like chemicals, the more you analyze them the worse they smell Charles Kingsley
Being forced to work, and forced to do your best, will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know. Charles Kingsley
Every duty that is bidden to wait comes back with seven fresh duties at its back. Charles Kingsley
There's no use doing a kindness if you do it a day too late. Charles Kingsley
Possession means to sit astride the world instead of having it astride of you. Charles Kingsley
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about. Charles Kingsley
Do noble things, not dream them all day long. Charles Kingsley
If I am ever obscure in my expressions, do not fancy that therefore I am deep. If I were really deep, all the world would understand, though they might not appreciate. The perfectly popular style is the perfectly scientific one. To me an obscurity is a reason for suspecting a fallacy. Charles Kingsley
Friendship is like a glass ornament, once it is broken, it can rarely be put back together in exactly the same way. Charles Kingsley
Friendship is like a glass ornament, once it is broken it can rarely be put back together exactly the same way. Charles Kingsley
It is only the great hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly, can never know what true friendship means. Charles Kingsley
Be good sweet maid, and let who will be clever; do noble things, not dream them all day long. Charles Kingsley
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 undressed on earth. Charles Kingsley
Health to grantas chivalry, wisely finding day by day. Charles Kingsley
Geology and botany Geology and botany We'll flog and troll in strid and hole. Charles Kingsley
Lovers of men; neither broad-browed Zeus, nor Pallas Athene. Charles Kingsley
Those clouds are angels' robes. Charles Kingsley
Welcome, wild North-easter! / Shame it is to see / Odes to every zephyr; / Ne’er a verse to thee. Charles Kingsley
Those clouds are angels' robes. Charles Kingsley
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements in life, when all we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about. Charles Kingsley
In such a world as this, with such ugly possibilities hanging over us all, there is but one anchor which will hold, and that is utter trust in God; let us keep that, and we may yet get to our graves without misery though not without sorrow. Charles Kingsley