“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.”-Charles Dickens (born 7 February 1812)
Sinclair Lewis (born 7 February 1885) by Arnold Genthe, 7 March 1914
Laura Ingalls Wilder (born 7 February 1867), circa 1885
“I am a documentarian of what I do.”-Gay Talese (born 7 February 1932)
Charles Dickens Giving a Reading, 1867
This engraving is from a sketch by Charles A. Barry. It appeared in Harper’s Weekly in December 1867.
Ye Olde Charles Dickens was born on 7 February 1812:
“A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.”-Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities