Charles Dickens Quotes Part 63

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 63: 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 63

Charles dickens quotes

 

 

“I clutched the leg of the table again immediately, and pressed it to my bosom as if it had been the companion of my youth and friend of my soul. I foresaw what was coming, and I felt that this time I really was gone.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

“It is one of the easiest achievements in life to offend your family when your family want to get rid of you.”
― Charles Dickens, Our Mutual Friend

 

 

 

 

“I had cherished a profound conviction that her bringing me up by hand, gave her no right to bring me up by jerks.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

“With a leer of mingled sweetness and slyness; with one eye on the future, one on the bride, and an arch expression in her face, partly spiritual, partly spirituous, and wholly professional and peculiar to her art; Mrs Gamp rummaged in her pocket again […]”
― Charles Dickens, Martin Chuzzlewit

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 63

 

“The years glide by silently”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

 

 

“…and were sacred to the memory of five little brothers of mine, who gave up trying to get a living, exceedingly early in that universal struggle. I am indebted for a belief I religiously entertained that they all had been born on their back with their hands in their trouser-pockets, and had never taken them out of existence.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

“I should be an affected women, if I made any pretence of being surprised by my son’s inspiring such emotions; but I can’t be indifferent to anyone who is so sensible on his merits”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

 

 

“Eye to eye, voice to voice, hand to hand, heart to heart, these two children of the Universal Mother, else so wide apart and differing, have come together on the dark highway, to repair home together, and to rest in her bosom.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 63

 

 

“There was nothing of high mark in this. They were not a handsome family; they were not well dressed; their shoes were far from being water-proof; their clothes were scanty; and Peter might have known, and very likely did, the inside of a pawnbroker’s. But, they were happy, grateful, pleased with one another, and contented with the time; and when they faded, and looked happier yet in the bright sprinklings of the Spirit’s torch at parting, Scrooge had his eye upon them, and especially on Tiny Tim, until the last.”
― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

 

 

 

 

“I didn’t say I understood her. I wouldn’t have the presumption to say that of any woman.”
― Charles Dickens, Barnaby Rudge: A Tale of the Riots of Eighty

 

 

 

 

 

“He was gobbling mincemeat, meatbone, bread, cheese, and pork pie, all at once: staring distrustfully while he did so at the mist all round us, and often stopping—even stopping his jaws—to listen. Some real or fancied sound, some clink upon the river or breathing of beast upon the marsh, now gave him a start, and he said, suddenly,—”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

“    ‘It wasn’t the wine,’ murmured Mr. Snodgrass, in a broken voice. ‘It was the salmon.’ (Somehow or other, it never is the wine, in these cases.)”
― Charles Dickens, The Pickwick Papers

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 63

 

“the lesser grindstone stood alone there in the calm morning air, with a red upon it that the sun had never given, and would never take away.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

“She kisses his lips; he kisses hers; they solemnly bless each other. The spare hand does not tremble as he releases it; nothing worse than a sweet, bright constancy is in the patient face. She goes next before him—is gone; the knitting-women count Twenty-Two. “I am the Resurrection and the Life, saith the Lord: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: and whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

“Mr. Snagsby, as a timid man, is accustomed to cough with a variety of expressions, and so to save words.”
― Charles Dickens, Bleak House

 

 

 

 

“I was married then. I was the happiest of the happy.” – Esther Summerson”
― Charles Dickens, Bleak House

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 63

 

“Boy, be for ever grateful to all friends, but especially unto them which brought you up by hand”
― Charles Dickens

 

 

 

 

“Every town-gate and village taxing-house had its band of citizen-patriots,* with their national muskets in a most explosive state of readiness, who stopped all comers and goers, cross-questioned them, inspected their papers, looked for their names in lists of their own, turned them back, or sent them on, or stopped them and laid them in hold, as their capricious judgment or fancy deemed best for the dawning Republic One and Indivisible, of Liberty, Equality, Fraternity, or Death.*”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

“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 settled for ever.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 63

 

“But what I cannot settle in my mind is that the end will absolutely come. I hold her hand in mine, I hold her heart in mine, I see her love for me, alive in all its strength.”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

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