Charles Dickens Quotes Part 102

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 102: Charles John Huffam Dickens was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world’s best-known fictional characters and is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era.

His works enjoyed unprecedented popularity during his lifetime and, by the 20th century, critics and scholars had recognised him as a literary genius. His novels and short stories are widely read today.

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 102

Charles dickens quotes

 

 

 

“No warmth could warm, no wintry weather chill him. No wind that blew was bitterer than he, no falling snow was more intent upon its purpose, no pelting rain less open to entreaty.”
― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

 

 

 

 

 

“Így van ez egész életünk során: legsötétebb perceinkben olyan emberek gusztusa szerint cselekszünk, akik megvetésünk tárgyai egyébként.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

 

“His own heart laughed: and that was quite enough for him. He had no further intercourse with Spirits, but lived upon the Total Abstinence Principle, ever afterwards; and it was always said of him, that he knew how to keep Christmas well, if any man alive possessed the knowledge. May that be truly said of us, and all of us!”
― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

 

 

 

 

 

“Hay que tomar las cosas como vienen; eso es lo que tenemos que hacer en esta vida.”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 102

 

 

 

“She vanished like a discontented fairy; or like one of those supernatural beings, whom it was popularly supposed I was entitled to see; and never came back any more. No. I lay in my basket, and my mother lay in her bed; but Betsey Trotwood Copperfield was for ever in the land of dreams and shadows, the tremendous region whence I had so lately travelled; and the light upon the window of our room shone out upon the earthly bourne of all such travellers, and the mound above the ashes and the dust that once was he, without whom I had never been.”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

 

 

 

“because, sir, the way I look at it is, that we are all drawing on to the bottom of the hill, whatever age we are, on account of time never standing still for a single moment. So let us always do a kindness, and be over-rejoiced. To be sure!”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

 

 

 

“that his eyes looked most powerfully down into mine, and mine looked most helplessly up into”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

 

“For now, the very breath of the beans and clover whispered to my heart that the day must come when it would be well for my memory that others walking in the sunshine should be softened as they thought of me.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 102

 

 

 

“…. non sono vecchio, ma le vie della mia giovinezza non sono state mai di quelle che portano alla vecchiaia”
― Charles Dickens, Le due città

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Saint Antoine slept, the Defarges slept: even The Vengeance slept with her starved grocer, and the drum was at rest. The drum’s was the only voice in Saint Antoine that blood and hurry had not changed. The Vengeance, as custodian of the drum, could have wakened him up and had the same speech out of him as before the Bastille fell, or old Foulon was seized; not so with the hoarse tones of the men and women in Saint Antoine’s bosom.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Un fapt curios, vrednic să meditezi asupră-i, e acela că fiecare făptură omenească a fost astfel alcătuită încât să prezinte o taină adâncă și un mister pentru orice altă făptură.”
― Charles Dickens

 

 

 

 

 

 

“These people hated me with the hatred of cupidity and disappointment. As a matter of course, they fawned upon me in my prosperity with the basest meanness.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 102

 

 

“But the shadow of the manner of these Defarges was dark upon himself, for all that, and in his secret mind it troubled him greatly.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

“Junto dela nunca tive nem uma hora de felicidade, mas, mesmo assim, meu espírito, durante as vinte e quatro horas do dia, ainda desejava a felicidade de tê-la junto de mim até a morte.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

 

“But I like business,’ said Pancks, getting on a little faster. ‘What’s a man made for?’ ‘For nothing else?’ said Clennam. Pancks put the counter question, ‘What else?’ It packed up, in the smallest compass, a weight that had rested on Clennam’s life; and he made no answer.”
― Charles Dickens, Little Dorrit

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Miss Sarah Pocket, whom I now saw to be a little dry brown corrugated old woman, with a small face that might have been made of walnut shells…”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 102

 

 

“Not to know that no space of regret can make amends for one life’s misused oppurtunities!”
― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

 

 

 

 

 

“Martin took the same course, thinking as he went, that perhaps the free and independent citizens, who in their moral elevation, owned the colonel for their master, might render better homage to the goddess, Liberty, in nightly dreams upon the oven of a Russian Serf.”
― Charles Dickens, Martin Chuzzlewit

 

 

 

 

 

“Probably every new and eagerly expected garment ever put on since clothes came in, fell a trifle short of the wearer’s expectation.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

 

“The wheels rolled on, and rolled down by the Monument, and by the Tower; and by the Docks; down by Ratcliffe, and by Rotherhithe; down by where accumulated scum of humanity seemed to be washed from higher grounds, like so much moral sewage, and to be pausing until its own weight forced it over the bank and sunk it in the river.”
― Charles Dickens, Our Mutual Friend

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 102

 

 

“That was a memorable day to me, for it made great changes in me. But it is the same with any life. Imagine one selected day struck out of it, and think how different its course would have been. Pause you who read this, and think for a moment of the long chain of iron or gold, of thorns or flowers, that would never have bound you, but for the formation of the first link on one memorable day”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

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