Charles Dickens Quotes Part 175

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 175: 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

Charles dickens quotes

 

“There was an old woman, and what do you think? She lived upon nothing but victuals and drink; Victuals and drink were the whole of her diet, And yet this old woman would NEVER be quiet.   Is”
― Charles Dickens, Hard Times: The Original Classics – Illustrated

 

 

 

 

 

“Then they went up the steps of the neighbouring Saint George’s Church, and went up to the altar, where Daniel Doyce was waiting in his paternal character. And there was Little Dorrit’s old friend who had given her the Burial Register for a pillow; full of admiration that she should come back to them to be married, after all.”
― Charles Dickens, Little Dorrit

 

 

 

 

 

“The door is locked then, my friend?” said Mr. Lorry, surprised.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

“I do not find it easy to get sufficiently far away from this Book, in the first sensations of having finished it, to refer to it with the composure which this formal heading would seem to require. My interest in it, is so recent and strong; and my mind is so divided between pleasure and regret—pleasure in the achievement of a long design, regret in the separation from many companions—that I am in danger of wearying the reader whom I love, with personal confidences, and private emotions.”
― Charles Dickens

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 175

 

 

“short name, eh?”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness.”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

 

 

 

“. . . and he had never yet, by so much as a single spoken word, disclosed to her the state of his heart.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

 

“The curtains of his bed were drawn aside; and Scrooge, starting up into a half-recumbent attitude, found himself face to face with the unearthly visitor who drew them: as close to it as I am now to you, and I am standing in the spirit at your elbow.”
― Charles Dickens

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 175

 

“appearance by announcing that arrangements were made for the swallowing up of London and Westminster. Even the Cock-lane ghost had been laid only a round dozen of years, after rapping out its messages,”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

“On the appointed day — I think it was the next day, but no matter — Traddles and I repaired to the prison where Mr. Creakle was powerful. It was an immense and solid building, erected at a vast expense. I could not help thinking, as we approached the gate, what an uproar would have been made in the country, if any deluded man had proposed to spend one half the money it had cost, on the erection of an industrial school for the young, or a house of refuge for the deserving old.”
― Charles Dickens

 

 

 

 

 

“There are strings in the human heart which must never be sounded by another, and drinks that I make myself are those strings in mine.”
― Charles Dickens

 

 

 

 

 

“What is detestable in a pig is more detestable in a boy.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 175

 

 

“A bargain,’ said the son. ‘Here’s the rule for bargains -“Do other men, for they would do you.” That’s the true business precept. All others are counterfeits.”
― Charles Dickens, Martin Chuzzlewit

 

 

 

 

 

“Whether I shall turn out to be the hero1 of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

 

 

 

“And then I looked at the stars, and considered how awful it would be for a man to turn his face up to them as he froze to death, and see no help or pity in all the glittering multitude.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

 

 

“life is made of ever so many partings welded together, as I may say, and one man’s a blacksmith, and one’s a whitesmith, and one’s a goldsmith, and one’s a coppersmith.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 175

 

 

“More than forty years had passed over the grey head of this determined woman, since the time she recalled. More than forty years of strife and struggle with the whisper that, by whatever name she called her vindictive pride and rage, nothing through all eternity could change their nature. Yet, gone those more than forty years, and come this Nemesis now looking her in the face, she still abided by her old impiety—still reversed the order of Creation, and breathed her own breath into a clay image of her Creator. Verily, verily, travellers have seen many monstrous idols in many countries; but no human eyes have ever seen more daring, gross, and shocking images of the Divine nature than we creatures of the dust make in our own likenesses, of our own bad passions.”
― Charles Dickens, Little Dorrit

 

 

 

 

 

“appearance by announcing that arrangements were made for the swallowing up of London and Westminster. Even the”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

“She led me to believe we will going fast because her thoughts were going fast.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

 

“Sometimes, we strike into the skirting mud, to avoid the stones that clatter us and shake us; sometimes, we stick in ruts and sloughs there. The agony of our impatience is then so great, that in our wild alarm and hurry we are for getting out and running—hiding—doing anything but stopping.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 175

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

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