Charles Dickens Quotes Part 122

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 122: 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 122

Charles dickens quotes

 

“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. Chapter Ten The felicitous idea occurred to me a morning or two later when I woke, that the best step I could take towards making myself uncommon was to get out of Biddy everything she knew.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

 

“That about the price of wheat per bushel, I modestly felt was too much for my strength, and quite settled the question. I have never, to this hour, got the better of that bushel of wheat. It has re-appeared to annihilate me, all through my life, in connexion with all kinds of subjects. I don’t know now exactly what it has to do with me, or what right it has to crush me, on an infinite variety of occascions; but whenever I see my old friend the bushel brought in by the head and shoulders (as he always is, I observe), I give up a subject for lost.”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

 

 

 

“Dinner over, we produced a bundle of pens, a copious supply of ink, and a goodly show of writing and blotting paper. For, there was something very comfortable in having plenty of stationery.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

 

 

“when my echoing footsteps brought it suddenly into my mind that there was a dreadful truth in the legend of the Ghost’s Walk, that it was I who was to bring calamity upon the stately house and that my warning feet were haunting it even then. Seized with an augmented terror of myself which turned me cold, I ran from myself and everything, retraced the way by which I had come, and never paused until I had gained the lodge-gate, and the park lay sullen and black behind me.”
― Charles Dickens, Bleak House

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 122

 

 

“That’s the pint, sir,’ interposed Sam; ‘out vith it, as the father said to the child, wen he swallowed a farden.”
― Charles Dickens, The Pickwick Papers

 

 

 

 

 

“I have fallen behind time, and am too old to catch it again. Even the noise it makes a long way ahead confuses me.”
― Chareles Dickens

 

 

 

 

 

“upon the trees. Though the earth was cold and wet, the sky was clear, and the sun rose bright, placid, and beautiful. “Eighteen years!”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

“As I think I told you once before,” said I, “it is you who have been, in your greed and cunning, against all the world. It may be profitable to you to reflect, in future, that there never were greed and cunning in the world yet, that did not do too much, and overreach themselves. It is as certain as death.”
― Charles Dickens, The Personal History of David Copperfield

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 122

 

 

“Tartar.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

 

 

“The responsible duty of making the toast was delegated to the Aged, and that excellent old gentleman was so intent upon it that he seemed to me in some danger of melting his eyes. It was no nominal meal that we were going to make, but a vigorous reality.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

 

 

“You are envious, Biddy, and grudging. You are dissatisfied on account of my rise in fortune, and you can’t help showing it.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

 

 

“There’s one thing you may be sure of, Pip,’ said Joe, after some rumination, ‘namely, that lies is lies. Howsever they come, they didn’t ought to come, and they come from the father of lies, and work round to the same. Don’t you tell no more of ’em, Pip. That ain’t the way to get out of being common, old chap. And as to being common, I don’t make it out at all clear. You are oncommon in some things. You’re oncommon small. Likewise you’re a oncommon scholar.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 122

 

 

“Marley’s Ghost bothered him exceedingly.”
― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

 

 

 

 

 

“wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other. A solemn consideration, when I enter a great city by night, that every one of those darkly clustered houses encloses its own secret; that every room in every one of them encloses its own secret; that every beating heart in the hundreds of thousands of breasts there, is, in some of its imaginings, a secret to the heart nearest it!”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“It was a dark night, though the full moon rose as I left the enclosed lands, and passed out upon the marshes. Beyond their dark line there was a ribbon of clear sky, hardly broad enough to hold the red large moon. In a few minutes she had ascended out of that clear field, in among the piled mountains of cloud.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

 

 

“blessed birthday, of whom a prophetic private in the Life Guards had heralded the sublime appearance by announcing that arrangements were made for the swallowing”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 122

 

 

“hanging a housebreaker on Saturday who had been taken on Tuesday; now, burning people in the hand at Newgate”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

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