Charles Dickens Quotes Part 34

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 34: 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 34

Charles dickens quotes

 

“A year or two younger than his eminently practical friend, Mr. Bounderby looked older; his seven or eight and forty might have had the seven or eight added to it again, without surprising anybody. He had not much hair. One might have fancied he had talked it off; and that what was left, all standing up in disorder, was in that condition from being constantly blown about by his windy boastfulness.”
― Charles Dickens, Hard Times

 

 

 

“Be guided only by the healer of the sick, the raiser of the dead, the friend of all who were afflicted and forlorn, the patient Master who shed tears of compassion for our infirmities.”
― Charles Dickens, Little Dorrit

 

 

 

“I remember him as something left behind upon the road of life—as something I have passed, rather than have actually been—and almost think of him as of someone else.”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 34

 

“The important thing is this: to be ready at any moment to sacrifice what you are for what you could become.”
― Charles Dickens

 

 

 

“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

 

 

 

 

“You are a young man,” she said, nodding. “Take a word of advice, even from three foot nothing. Try not to associate bodily defects with mental, my good friend, except for a solid reason.”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 34

 

“Now you see, Tom,” said Mr. Harthouse (…); “every man is selfish in everything he does, and I am exactly like the rest of my fellow-creatures.”
― Charles Dickens, Hard Times

 

 

 

“As to any sense of inequality, or youthfulness, or other difficulty in our way, little Em’ly and I had no such trouble, because we had no future. We made no more provision for growing older, than we did for growing younger.”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 34

 

“The society of girls is a very delightful thing, Copperfield. It’s not professional, but it’s very delightful.”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

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