Charles Dickens Quotes Part 165

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 165: 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 165

Charles dickens quotes

 

 

“Tell me, would you seek me out and try to win me now?
Ah, no!”
― Charles Dickens

 

 

 

 

 

“Shadow XI. Dusk XII. Darkness XIII. Fifty-two XIV. The Knitting Done”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

 

“There’s not a Hand in this town, sir, man, woman, or child, but has one ultimate object in life. That object is, to be fed on turtle soup and venison with a gold spoon. Now, they’re not a-going—none of ’em—ever to be fed on turtle soup and venison with a gold spoon.”
― Charles Dickens, Hard Times

 

 

 

 

 

“It shows that you don’t expect, as many elderly people do expect, old heads on young shoulders.”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 165

 

 

“I have sometimes sat alone here of an evening, listening, until I have made the echoes out to be the echoes of all the footsteps that are coming by and by into our lives.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

“Business!” cried the Ghost, wringing its hands again. “Mankind was my business. The common welfare was my business; charity, mercy, forbearance, and benevolence, were, all, my business. The dealings of my trade were but a drop of water in the comprehensive ocean of my business!”
― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

 

 

 

 

 

“Business!’ cried the Ghost, wringing its hands again. `Mankind was my business. The common welfare was my business; charity, mercy, forbearance, and benevolence, were, all, my business. The dealings of my trade were but a drop of water in the comprehensive ocean of my business!”
― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

 

 

 

 

 

 

I should like,’ said the child, ‘to leave my dear love to poor Oliver Twist; and to let him know how often I have sat by myself and cried to think of his wandering about in the dark nights with nobody to help him. And I should like to tell him,’ said the child pressing his small hands together, and speaking with great fervour, ‘that I was glad to die when I was very young; for, perhaps, if I had lived to be a man, and had grown old, my little sister who is in Heaven, might forget me, or be unlike me; and it would be so much happier if we were both children there together.”
― Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 165

 

 

“It was a maxim with Foxey- our revered father, gentlemen – ‘Always suspect everybody.”
― Charles Dickens

 

 

 

 

 

“what such people miscall their religion, is a vent for their bad humours and arrogance”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

 

 

 

“level,” said this hoarse messenger, glancing at his mare. “‘Recalled to life.’ That’s a Blazing strange message. Much”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

 

“and Westminster. Even the Cock-lane ghost had been laid only a round dozen of years, after rapping out its messages, as the spirits of this very year last past”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 165

 

 

“plain face, on 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”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

 

“But 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. And therefore, uncle, though it has never put a scrap of gold or silver in my pocket, I believe that it has done me good, and will do me good; and I say, God bless it!”
― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Se casaría y tendría nuevos derechos en su ternura, y, cumpliéndolos, no sabría nunca el amor que por ella había crecido en su corazón. Era justo que pagase con mi tristeza mi temeraria pasión. Recogía lo que había sembrado.”
― Charles Dickens, Obras Completas de Charles Dickens

 

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 165

 

“I know it all, I know it all. Be a brave man, my Gaspard! It is better for the poor plaything to die so, than to live. It has died in a moment without pain. Could it have lived an hour as happily?”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

“Quando tutto è stato approntato con grande fatica, e l’ora è giunta, il sultano viene destato nel cuore della notte; l’accetta affilata che dovrà separare la fune del grande cerchio di ferro è messa nella sua mano, con quella egli colpisce, la fune è tagliata e il soffitto cade. Così avvenne per me. Tutto il lavorìo recente e remoto che aveva teso a questo scopo era ormai compiuto: in un istante il corpo fu inferto, e il tetto della mia fortezza mi cadde addosso.”
― Charles Dickens

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 165

 

 

“Among the eyes elevated towards you from this portion of the globe, will ever be found, while it has light and life,”
― Charles Dickens, The Personal History of David Copperfield

 

 

 

 

 

“No one can understand him better than I do. The greatest wisdom that ever lived in the world could scarcely know Richard better than my love does.”
― Charles Dickens, Bleak House

 

 

 

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