Charles Dickens Quotes Part 185

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 185: 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 185

Charles dickens quotes

 

“Why, then, you are not to see anywhere, what you don’t see in fact; you are not to have anywhere, what you don’t have in fact. What is called Taste, is only another name for Fact.”
― Charles Dickens, Hard Times

 

 

 

 

 

 

“My poor girl, what is the matter?’ She looked up suddenly, with reddened eyes, and with her hands suspended, in the act of pinching her neck, freshly disfigured with great scarlet blots. ‘It’s nothing to you what’s the matter. It don’t signify to any one.”
― Charles Dickens, Little Dorrit

 

 

 

 

 

“Baf!” diris Scrooge. “Sensencaĵo!”
― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

 

 

 

 

 

“If these shadows remain unaltered by the Future, none other of my race,” returned the Ghost, “will find him here. What then? If he be like to die, he had better do it, and decrease the surplus population.”

Scrooge hung his head to hear his own words quoted by the Spirit, and was overcome with penitence and grief.

“Man,” said the Ghost, “if man you be in heart, not adamant, forbear that wicked cant until you have discovered What the surplus is, and Where it is. Will you decide what men shall live, what men shall die? It may be, that in the sight of Heaven, you are more worthless and less fit to live than millions like this poor man’s child. Oh God! to hear the Insect on the leaf pronouncing on the too much life among his hungry brothers in the dust!”
― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

 

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 185

 

 

“We went downstairs, one behind another. Near the bottom, somebody fell, and rolled down. Somebody else said it was Copperfield. I was angry at that false report, until, finding myself on my back in the passage, I began to think there might be some foundation for it.”
― Charles Dickens, David Cooperfield

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Yes. Soften it as they would, their hearts were lighter. The children’s faces, hushed and clustered round to hear what they so little understood, were brighter, and it was a happier house for this man’s death! The only emotion that the Ghost could show him, caused by the event, was one of pleasure.”
― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

 

 

 

 

 

“was the year of Our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventy-five. Spiritual revelations were conceded to England at that favoured period,”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

“It is a pleasant thing to reflect upon, and furnishes a complete answer to those who contend for the gradual degeneration of the human species, that every baby born into the world is a finer one than the last.”
― Charles Dickens, Nicholas Nickleby

 

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 185

 

 

“A faithful dependent, I overlook his folly.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

 

 

“it’s not personal; it’s professional: only professional.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

 

“Gradualmente desertó el auditorio y parpadearon algunas luces en las casuchas, luces que, en vez de apagarse, no parecía sino que habían huido al cielo para convertirse en estrellas.”
― Charles Dickens, Historia de dos ciudades

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Where does he come from? Shares. Where is he going to? Shares. What are his tastes? Shares. Has he any principles? Shares. What squeezes him into Parliament? Shares. Perhaps he never of himself achieved success in anything, never originated anything, never produced anything? Sufficient answer to all; Shares. O mighty Shares! To set those blaring images so high, and to cause us smaller vermin, as under the influence of henbane or opium, to cry out, night and day, ‘Relieve us of our money, scatter it for us, buy us and sell us, ruin us, only we beseech ye take rank among the powers of the earth, and fatten on us’!”
― Charles Dickens, Our Mutual Friend

 

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 185

 

 

“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

 

 

 

 

 

 

“He sat in the same place as the day died, looking at the dull houses opposite, and thinking, if the disembodied spirits of former inhabitants were ever conscious of them, how they must pity themselves for their old places of imprisonment.”
― Charles Dickens, Little Dorrit

 

 

 

 

 

 

“There was no speaking among the string of riders. The sharp cold, the fatigue of the journey, and a new sensation of a catching in the breath, partly as if they had just emerged from very clear crisp water, and partly as if they had been sobbing, kept them silent.”
― Charles Dickens, Little Dorrit

 

 

 

 

 

“Heaven,”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 185

 

 

“I don’t know what day of the month it is!” said Scrooge. “I don’t know how long I’ve been among the Spirits. I don’t know anything. I’m quite a baby. Never mind. I don’t care. I’d rather be a baby. Hallo! Whoop!”
― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

 

 

 

 

 

“The beer has reminded me that I forgot.”
― Charles Dickens, The Pickwick Papers

 

 

 

 

 

 

“It would come dearer…for when a person comes to grind off poetry night after night, it is but right that he should expect to be paid for its weakening effect upon his mind.”
― Charles Dickens, Our Mutual Friend

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 185

 

 

 

“There was silence, which was not broken until Arthur had stood for some time at the window with his back towards them, and until his little wife that was to be had gone to him and stayed by him.”
― Charles Dickens, Little Dorrit

 

 

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