Charles Dickens Quotes Part 158

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 158: 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 158

Charles dickens quotes

 

 

“achievements as sentencing a youth to have his hands cut off, his tongue torn out with pincers, and his body”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

“was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

“Let us have no meandering.”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

 

 

 

“In the front first floor, a clerk who looked something between a publican and a rat-catcher — a large pale, puffed, swollen man — was attentively engaged with three or four people of shabby appearance, whom he treated as unceremoniously as everybody seemed to be treated who contributed to Mr. Jaggers’s coffers.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 158

 

 

“There are many things from which I might have derived good by which I have not profited,”
― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Rises XXIV. Drawn to the Loadstone Rock Book the Third—”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

“The place through which he made his way at leisure was one of those receptacles for old and curious things which seem to crouch in odd corners of this town and to hide their musty treasures from the public eye in jealousy and distrust.”
― Charles Dickens, The Old Curiosity Shop

 

 

 

 

 

 

“I found myself with a perseverance worthy of a much better cause.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 158

 

 

“A person is never known till a person is proved.”
― Charles Dickens, Bleak House

 

 

 

 

 

“varieties of sunken cheek, cadaverous”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Oh, very well, Uncle,” cried the boy, merrily. “Since you have introduced the mention of her, and have connected me with her, and have said that I know all about her, I shall make bold to amend the toast. So here’s to Dombey—and Son—and Daughter!”
― Charles Dickens, Dombey and Son

 

 

 

 

 

“I shall be there before the commencement.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 158

 

 

“Nothing seemed to be going on but the clocks, and they had such drowzy faces, such heavy lazy hands, and such cracked voices that they surely must have been too slow. The very dogs were all asleep, and the flies, drunk with moist sugar in the grocer’s shop, forgot their wings and briskness, and baked to death in dusty corners of the window.”
― Charles Dickens, The Old Curiosity Shop

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Algunos se rieron al verle cambiado; pero él les dejó reír y no se preocupó, pues era lo bastante juicioso para saber que nunca sucedió nada bueno en este planeta que no empezara por hacer reír a algunos (…).”
― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

 

 

 

 

 

 

“В это время на океане полным-полно кораблей, и мы, несомненно, встретим их сколько угодно. Мы всего лишь пересекаем океан, — мистер Микобер поиграл моноклем, — всего лишь пересекаем. Расстояние весьма эфемерно.”
― Charles Dickens, David Cooperfield

 

 

 

 

 

 

“It would be well, there can be no doubt, for the American people as a whole, if they loved the Real less, and the Ideal somewhat more. It would be well, if there were greater encouragement to lightness of heart and gaiety, and a wider cultivation of what is beautiful, without being eminently and directly useful.”
― Charles Dickens, American Notes

 

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 158

 

 

“So does a whole world with all its greatnesses and littnlenesses, lie in a twinkling star.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

 

“That at this sight Mrs. Markleham dropped the newspaper, and stared more like a figure-head intended for a ship to be called The Astonishment, than anything else I can think of.”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“His dwelling was so solitary and vault-like, — an old, retired part of an ancient endowment for students, once a brave edifice, planted in an open place, but now the obsolete whim of forgotten architects; smoke-age-and-weather-darkened, squeezed on every side by the overgrowing of the great city, and choked, like an old well, with stones and bricks;”
― Charles Dickens, The Haunted Man and the Ghost’s Bargain

 

 

 

 

 

“For smoke, which is the London ivy, had so wreathed itself round Peffer’s name and clung to his dwelling-place that the affectionate parasite quite overpowered the parent tree.”
― Charles Dickens, Bleak House

 

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 158

 

 

“No puede ayudarme a facilitar la fuga de mi cuerpo, pero permitirá que mi espíritu pueda marcharse. Les dije estas mismas palabras, me acuerdo. perfectamente.”
― Charles Dickens, Historia de dos ciudades

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Ș-am văzut-o crescând… ca o floare. Și viața mi-aș da-o pentru ea… mas’r Davy. Vai, bucuros și mulțumit mi-aș da-o! Pentru mine dânsa-i mai mult decât… e tot ce mi-aș fi putut dori vreodată, și mai mult decât… mai mult decât aș fi putut cere. O iubesc… o iubesc cu adevărat. Și nu se află în toată lumea și nici chiar pe întinsul mărilor… nici un domn care să-și iubească mai fierbinte aleasa decât o iubesc eu, cu toate că s-or găsi mulți… pricepuți a spune mai bine… ceea ce au de spus.”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Especially,” said Mr. Pumblechook, “be grateful, boy, to them which brought you up by hand.” Mrs. Hubble shook her head, and contemplating me with a mournful presentiment that I should come to no good, asked, “Why is it that the young are never grateful?” This moral mystery seemed too much for the company until Mr. Hubble tersely solved it by saying, “Naterally wicious.” Everybody then murmured “True!” and looked at me in a particularly unpleasant and personal manner.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

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