Store menn tar det sjelden nøye med utseendet.
Pickwick Papers (1836), kap. 2.
Great men are seldom over scrupulous in the arrangement of their attire.
Great men are seldom over scrupulous in the arrangement of their attire; the operation of shaving, dressing, and coffee-imbibing was soon performed; and, in another hour, Mr. Pickwick, with his portmanteau in his hand, his telescope in his greatcoat pocket, and his note-book in his waistcoat, ready for the reception of any discoveries worthy of being noted down, had arrived at the coach-stand in St. Martin’s-le-Grand.
Levde: 1812 - 1870
Dickens er blant annet kjent for bøkene David Copperfield og Oliver Twist. Han er ansett som en av det engelske språks største forfattere og var populær over hele verden i sin levetid.