Charles Dickens Quotes Part 136

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 136: 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 136

Charles dickens quotes

 

 

“we had everything before us,”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

“Made X. The Substance of the Shadow XI. Dusk XII. Darkness”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

“I believe the power of observation in numbers of very young children to be quite wonderful for its closeness and accuracy. Indeed,”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

 

 

 

“[Peggotty] gave me one piece of intelligence which affected me very much, namely, that there had been a sale of the furniture at our old home, and that Mr. and Miss Murdstone were gone away, and the house was shut up, to be let or sold. I had no part in it while they remained there, but it pained me to think of the dear old place as altogether abandoned; of the weeds growing tall in the garden, and the fallen leaves lying thick and wet upon the paths. I imagined how the winds of winter would howl round it, how the cold rain would beat upon the window-glass, how the moon would make ghosts on the walls of the empty rooms, watching their solitude all night. I thought afresh of the grave in the churchyard, underneath the tree: and it seemed as if the house were dead, too […].”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 136

 

 

“Blunt tools are are sometimes found of use, where sharper instruments would fail.”
― Charles Dickens , Barnaby Rudge

 

 

 

 

 

“I know how hard it has grown for me, the wearer of this, to support life in myself; but do you know how easy it has grown for me, the wearer of this, to destroy life in you?” Every”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

“towards evening. At such a time I found out for certain that this bleak place overgrown with”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

 

 

“As the city clocks struck nine on Monday morning, Mrs Clennam was wheeled by Jeremiah Flintwinch of the cut-down aspect to her tall cabinet. When she had unlocked and opened it, and had settled herself at its desk, Jeremiah withdrew—as it might be, to hang himself more effectually—and her son appeared.”
― Charles Dickens, Little Dorrit

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 136

 

 

“This is the even-handed dealing of the world!” he said. “There is nothing on which it is so hard as poverty; and there is nothing it professes to condemn with such severity as the pursuit of wealth!”
― Charles Dickens

 

 

 

 

 

 

“to have on her head a most wonderful bonnet like a Grenadier wooden measure, and good measure too, or a great Stilton cheese,”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

“He couldn’t finish the name. The final letter swelled in his throat, to the size of the whole alphabet.”
― Charles Dickens

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Según su criterio, era necesario suprimir las fuerzas armadas, pero para llegar a esto se imponía antes un juicio militar a todo el Estado Mayor, que no había cumplido con su deber, y pasarlos por las armas. Había que abolir la guerra, pero declarándola antes encarnizadamente a aquellos que la fomentaban. Había que derogar la pena capital, pero antes borrar de la faz de la tierra a todos los legisladores y jueces que sostuvieran opinión contraría. Era menester establecer la concordia universal, pero para ello había que exterminar a cuantos no quisieran ponerla en práctica.”
― Charles Dickens, El misterio de Edwin Drood

 

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 136

 

 

 

“It’s not convenient,” said Scrooge, “and it’s not fair. If I was to stop half-a-crown for it, you’d think yourself ill-used, I’ll be bound?” The clerk smiled faintly. “And yet,” said Scrooge, “you don’t think me ill-used, when I pay a day’s wages for no”
― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

 

 

 

 

 

“once drawing the coach across the road, with the mutinous intent of taking it back to Blackheath. Reins and whip and coachman and guard, however, in combination, had read that article of war”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

 

“…and he glanced at the backs of the books, with an awakened curiosity that went below the binding. No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.”
― Charles Dickens, Our Mutual Friend

 

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 136

 

 

“Unico spiraglio di luce in tanta tristezza erano i miei libri;
fui fedele a loro com’essi eran rimasti fedeli a me
e li rilessi da cima a fondo non so quante volte. ”
― Charles Dickens

 

 

 

 

 

 

“vigorous tenacity of love, always so much stronger than hate,”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

 

“He then made bold to inquire what business brought him there.
‘Your welfare!’ said the Ghost.
Scrooge expressed himself much obliged, but could not help thinking that a night of unbroken rest would have been more conducive to that end. The Spirit must have heard him thinking, for it said immediately:
‘Your reclamation, then.”
― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

 

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 136

 

 

 

“My employer, ma‘am—Mr. Heep—once did me the favour to observe to me that if I were not in the receipt of the stipendiary emoluments appertaining to my engagement with him, I should probably be a mountebank about the country, swallowing a sword-blade, and eating the devouring element. For anything that I can perceive to the contrary, it is still probable that my children may be reduced to seek a livelihood by personal contortion, while Mrs. Micawber abets their unnatural feats, by playing the barrel-organ.”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

 

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