Charles Dickens Quotes Part 168

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 168: 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 168

Charles dickens quotes

 

 

“for evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only. There were a king with a large jaw and a queen with a plain face, on the throne of”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

“In short, I turned over on my face when I came to that, and got a good grasp on the hair, on each side of my head, and wrenched it well. All the while knowing the madness of my heart to be so very mad and misplaced that I was quite conscious it would have served my face right if I had lifted it up by my hair, and knocked it against the pebbles as a punishment for belonging to such an idiot.”
― Charles Dickens

 

 

 

 

 

“set apart to be his tumbrils of the Revolution. But that Woodman and that Farmer, though they work unceasingly, work silently, and no one heard them as they went about with muffled tread: the rather, forasmuch as to entertain any suspicion that they were awake, was to be atheistical”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

“Miss Tox left her seat in a hurry, and returned to her plants; clipping among the stems and leaves, with as little favour as a barber working at so many pauper heads of hair.”
― Charles Dickens, Dombey and Son

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 168

 

 

“Keep still, you little devil, or I’ll cut your throat!”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

 

“Contents Book the First—Recalled to Life I. The Period II. The Mail III. The Night Shadows”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

 

“XIX. An Opinion XX. A Plea XXI. Echoing Footsteps XXII. The Sea Still”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

“VII. A Knock at the Door VIII. A Hand at Cards IX. The Game Made X. The Substance of the Shadow XI. Dusk XII.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 168

 

 

“Liberty, Equality, Fraternity, or Death!”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

 

“But there are many kinds of hunters engaged in the Pursuit of Happiness, and they go variously armed. It is the Inalienable Right of some among them, to take the field after THEIR Happiness equipped with cat and cartwhip, stocks, and iron collar, and to shout their view halloa! (always in praise of Liberty) to the music of clanking chains and bloody stripes.”
― Charles Dickens, The Complete Works of Charles Dickens

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

“There are many things from which I might have derived good, by which I have not profited, I dare say,” returned the nephew: “Christmas among the rest. 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

 

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 168

 

 

“David Copperfield,”
― Charles Dickens, The Personal History of David Copperfield

 

 

 

 

 

 

“This was all I heard that night before my sister clutched me, as a slumberous offence to the company’s eyesight, and assisted me up to bed with such a strong hand that I seemed to have fifty boots on, and to be dangling them all against the edges of the stairs. My state of mind, as I have described it, began before I was up in the morning, and lasted long after the subject had died out, and had ceased to be mentioned saving on exceptional occasions.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

 

 

“He saw those who had been delicately nurtured, and tenderly brought up, cheerful under privations, and superior to suffering, that would have crushed many of a rougher grain, because they bore within their own bosoms the material of happiness, contentment, and peace.”
― Charles Dickens, The Story of the Goblins Who Stole a Sexton

 

 

 

 

 

 

“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 the State preserves of loaves and fishes, that things in general were”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 168

 

 

 

“Shadow IV. Calm in Storm V. The Wood-Sawyer VI. Triumph VII. A Knock at the Door VIII. A Hand at Cards”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

 

“I wanted to make Joe less ignorant and common, that he might be worthier of my society and less open to Estella’s reproach.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

 

 

“If you will hear me through a very little more, all you can ever do for me is done. I wish you to know that you have been the last dream of my soul…A dream, all a dream, that ends in nothing, and leaves the sleeper where he lay down, but I wish you to know that you inspired it.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

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