Charles Dickens Quotes Part 159

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 159: 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 159

Charles dickens quotes

 

“Dacă mă pot exprima astfel, eram impregnat de Dora. Nu numai că eram îndrăgostit de ea până peste urechi, dar eram plin ochi de acest sentiment. Aș putea spune, folosind o metaforă, că s-ar fi putut stoarce din mine atâta dragoste încât s-ar fi putut îneca un om în ea; și încă mi-ar mai fi rămas destulă pentru toată viața.”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

 

 

 

“coffee, butter, bacon, cheese, new loaves, firewood, candles, and walnut ketchup,”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

 

 

 

“(Mr. Cruncher himself always spoke of the year of our Lord as Anna Dominoes: apparently under the impression that the Christian era dated from the invention of a popular game, by a lady who had bestowed her name upon it.)”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

“this very year last past (supernaturally deficient in originality) rapped out theirs. Mere messages in the earthly order of events had lately come to the English Crown and People, from a congress of British subjects in America: which, strange to relate, have proved more”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 159

 

 

“Quadruped lions are said to be savage, only when they are hungry; biped lions are rarely sulky longer than when their appetite for distinction remains unappeased.”
― Charles Dickens, Nicholas Nickleby

 

 

 

 

“Second—the Golden Thread I. Five Years Later II. A Sight III. A Disappointment IV. Congratulatory V. The Jackal”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

“. . . for not an orphan in the wide world can be so deserted as the child who is an outcast from a living parent’s love.”
― Charles Dickens, Dombey and Son

 

 

 

 

 

“It was the year of Our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventy-five.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 159

 

“In England, there was scarcely an amount of order and protection to justify much national boasting.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

“Vice takes up her abode in many temples; and who can say that a fair outside shall not enshrine her?”
― Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist

 

 

 

 

 

“Now,’ said Quilp, passing into the wooden counting-house, ‘you mind the wharf. Stand upon your head agin, and I’ll cut one of your feet off.’ The boy made no answer, but directly Quilp had shut himself in, stood on his head before the door, then walked on his hands to the back and stood on his head there, and then to the opposite side and repeated the performance. There were indeed four sides to the counting-house, but he avoided that one where the window was,”
― Charles Dickens, The Old Curiosity Shop

 

 

 

 

 

“y me indigna porque estoy convencido de que era un malvado sin ningún derecho a cuidar del tesoro que se le confiaba,”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 159

 

“but I was afraid of spending the few pence I had, and was even more afraid of the vicious looks of the trampers I had met or overtaken. I sought no shelter, therefore, but the sky; and”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

 

 

 

“Vremurile când i-am luat Dorei măsura pentru un inel de nu-mă-uita, și când giuvaiergiul, căruia i-am dus măsura, a ghicit totul și a pufnit în râs, aplecându-se peste registrul său de comenzi, și mi-a luat cât a poftit pentru jucărioara aceea frumoasă, cu pietre albastre, care, în mintea mea, a rămas atât de strâns legată de mâna Dorei, încât ieri, când, din întâmplare, am văzut un inel asemănător la mâna fiicei mele, am simțit brusc o tresărire dureroasă în inimă.”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

 

 

 

“Now, being prepared for almost anything, he was not by any means prepared for nothing…”
― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

 

 

 

 

 

“Footsteps XXII. The Sea Still Rises XXIII. Fire Rises XXIV.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 159

 

“Country IX. The Gorgon’s Head X. Two Promises XI. A Companion Picture XII. The Fellow”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

“Em minha observação da natureza humana, sempre soube que um homem que tem alguma boa razão para acreditar em si mesmo não deve se exibir diante dos outros para que acreditem nele.”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

 

 

 

“- Do you deceive and entrap him, Estella?
– Yes, and many others – all of them but you.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

“By the wilderness of casks that I had walked on long ago, and on which the rain of years had fallen since, rotting them in many places, and leaving miniature swamps and pools of water upon those that stood on end, I made my way to the ruined garden. I went all round it; round by the corner where Herbert and I had fought our battle; round by the paths where Estella and I had walked. So cold, so lonely, so dreary all!”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 159

 

 

“every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

“the throne of England; there were a king with a large jaw and a queen with a fair face, on the throne of France. In both countries it was clearer than crystal to the lords of”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

“Jackal VI. Hundreds of People VII. Monseigneur in Town VIII. Monseigneur in the Country IX. The Gorgon’s Head”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

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