Charles Dickens Quotes Part 140

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 140: 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 140

Charles dickens quotes

 

“I’m wrong in these clothes. I’m wrong out of the forge, the kitchen, or off th’ meshes.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectation

 

 

 

 

 

 

“I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me. I will not shut out the lessons that they teach. Oh, tell me I may sponge away the writing on this stone!”
― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

 

 

 

 

 

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair,we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

 

“In ziua aceea, anul era batran de tot. Inconjurat de mustrarile si grosolaniile celor ce-l defaimau, isi urmase rabdator drumul, facadu-si constiincios datoria. Primavara, vara, toamna, iarna. Strabatuse crugul ce-i fusese harazit si acum isi culca ostenit capul, asteptand sa moara. Lipsit de nadejdi, de dorinte si de fericire, dar aducand altora multe bucurii, in ziua mortii sale el ii ruga pe oameni sa-si aduca aminte de zilele lui de truda si de ceasurile sale de suferinta si sa-l lase sa moara in pace.”
― Charles Dickens, The Chimes

 

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 140

 

 

“I don’t want to know anything. I am not curious!”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

 

“I shall never be better than I am. I shall sink lower, and be worse…I am like one who died young. All my life might have been.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

 

 

“I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future!” Scrooge repeated, as he scrambled out of bed. “The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me. Oh Jacob Marley! Heaven, and the Christmas Time be praised for this! I say it on my knees, old Jacob; on my knees!”
― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

 

 

 

 

 

“O!  Better to have no home in which to lay his head, than to have a home and dread to go to it, through such a cause. ”
― Charles Dickens, Hard Times: The Original Classics – Illustrated

 

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 140

 

“a boy of my name, with a forehead that I know and golden hair, to this place—then fair to look upon, with not a trace of this”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

 

“A mystery man has just died in the novel. I’ve had these same thoughts when I see some of the homeless.
“Then there is rest around the lonely figure, now laid in its last earthly habitation; and it is watched by the gaunt eyes in the shutters through some quiet hours of night. If this forlorn man could have been prophetically seen lying here by the mother at whose breast he nestled, a little child, with eyes upraised to her loving face, and soft hand scarcely knowing how to close upon the neck to which it crept, what an impossibility the vision would have seemed! Oh, if in brighter days the now-extinguished fire within him ever burned for one woman who held him in her heart, where is she, while these ashes are above the ground!”
― Charles Dickens, Bleak House

 

 

 

 

 

 

“It is a silent, shady place, with a paved courtyard so full of echoes, that sometimes I am tempted to believe that faint responses to the noises of old times linger there yet, and that these ghosts of sound haunt my footsteps as I pace it up and down.”
― Charles Dickens

 

 

 

 

 

 

“The master of this shop was sitting at the door in his shirt-sleeves, smoking; and as there were a great many coats and pairs of trousers dangling from the low ceiling, and only two feeble candles burning inside to show what they were, I fancied that he looked like a man of a revengeful disposition, who had hung all his enemies, and was enjoying himself.”
― Charles Dickens

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 140

 

 

“I have not bestowed my tenderness anywhere. I have never had any such thing.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

“For howsoever bad the devil can be in fustian or smock-frock (and he can be very bad in both), he is a more designing, callous, and intolerable devil when he sticks a pin in his shirt-front, calls himself a gentleman, backs a card or colour, plays a game or so of billiards, and knows a little about bills and promissory notes, than in any other form he wears.”
― Charles Dickens, Bleak House

 

 

 

 

“If you bring the boy back with his head blown to bits by a musket, don’t look to me to put it together again.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

 

“V. The Jackal VI. Hundreds of People VII. Monseigneur in Town VIII. Monseigneur in”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 140

 

 

“They passed very quietly along the yard; for no one was there, though many heads were stealthily peeping from the windows.”
― Charles Dickens, Little Dorrit

 

 

 

 

 

“took place in the capital itself every night; families were publicly cautioned not to go out of town without removing their furniture to upholsterers’ warehouses for security; the highwayman in the dark was a City tradesman in the light, and, being recognised and challenged by his fellow-tradesman whom he stopped in”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

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