Charles Dickens Quotes Part 146

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 146: 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 146

Charles dickens quotes

 

 

“I am sure I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round — apart from the veneration due to its sacred name and origin, if anything belonging to it can be apart from that — as a good time: a kind, forgiving, charitable, pleasant time: the only time I know of, in the long calendar of the year, when men and women seem by one consent to open their shut-up hearts freely, and to think of people below them as if they really were fellow-passengers to the grave, and not another race of creatures bound on other journeys.”
― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

 

 

 

 

 

“he was particular in stipulating that if I were not received with cordiality, or”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

“What the Devil, I say again!” exclaimed the gaoler,”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

 

“Liberty, equality, fraternity, or death;—the last, much the easiest to bestow, O Guillotine!”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 146

 

 

“But she was a good plain sample of a nature that is ever, in the mass, better, truer, higher, nobler, quicker to feel, and much more constant to retain, all tenderness and pity, self-denial and devotion, than the nature of men. And perhaps, unlearned as she was, she could have brought a dawning knowledge home to Mr. Dombey at that early day, which would not then have struck him in the end like lightning.”
― Charles Dickens, Dombey and Son

 

 

 

 

 

“The pony having thoroughly satisfied himself as to the nature and properties of the fireplug, looked into the air after his old enemies the flies, and as there happened to be one of them tickling his ear at that moment he shook his head and whisked his tail, after which he appeared full of thought but quite comfortable and collected. The old gentleman having exhausted his powers of persuasion, alighted to lead him; whereupon the pony, perhaps because he held this to be a sufficient concession, perhaps because he happened to catch sight of the other brass plate, or perhaps because he was in a spiteful humour, darted off with the old lady and stopped at the right house, leaving the old gentleman to come panting on behind”
― Charles Dickens

 

 

 

 

 

“in short, I should have liked, I do confess, to have had the lightest licence of a child, and yet to have been man enough to know its value.”
― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

 

 

 

 

 

“El señor Lorry conocía bastante el mundo para saber que ningún servicio es mejor que el hecho por amor, y que no está inspirado en ningún interés mercenario, y por esta razón sentía tal respeto por la señorita Pross, que la consideraba mucho más cerca de los ángeles que a muchas de las damas favorecidas por la belleza y el arte y que tenían grandes sumas depositadas en las cajas del Banco Tellson.”
― Charles Dickens, Historia de dos ciudades

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 146

 

 

“And they were married with the sun shining on them through the painted figure of Our Saviour on the window. And they went into the very room where Little Dorrit had slumbered after her party, to sign the Marriage Register.”
― Charles Dickens, Little Dorrit

 

 

 

 

 

“In England, there was scarcely an amount of order and protection to justify much national boasting. Daring burglaries by armed men, and highway robberies, 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”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

“I shall always need you, because I shall always love you; but my need is no greater now, than at another time.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 146

 

 

“Dare I hint at that worse time when, strung together somewhere in great black space, there was a flaming necklace, or ring, or starry circle of some kind, of which I was one of the beads! And when my only prayer was to be taken off from the rest, and when it was such inexplicable agony and misery to be a part of the dreadful thing?”
― Charles Dickens, Bleak House

 

 

 

 

 

“The burst with which the carriage started out of the village and up the rise beyond, was soon checked by the steepness of the hill. Gradually, it subsided to a foot pace, swinging and lumbering upward among the many sweet scents of a summer night.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

 

“MR. DOMBEY’S offices were in a court where there was an old-established stall of choice fruit at the corner: where perambulating merchants, of both sexes, offered for sale at any time between the hours of ten and five, slippers, pocket-books, sponges, dogs’ collars, and Windsor soap; and sometimes a pointer or an oil painting.”
― Charles Dickens, Dombey and Son

 

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 146

 

“Very well!’ said Doyce. ‘Then, if this young lady will do me the honour of regarding me for four-and-twenty hours in the light of a father, and will take a ride with me now towards Saint Paul’s Churchyard, I dare say I know what we want to get there.”
― Charles Dickens, Little Dorrit

 

 

 

 

 

“I have often thought that few people know what secrecy there is in the young under terror”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

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