Charles Dickens Quotes Part 69

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 69: 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 69

Charles dickens quotes

 

 

“Keep my memory green.”
― Charles Dickens

 

 

 

 

 

“Home is a name, a word, it is a strong one; stronger than magician ever spoke, or spirit answered to, in strongest conjuration.”
― Charles Dickens, Martin Chuzzlewit

 

 

 

 

 

“Indeed, he married her for love. A whisper still goes about, that she had not even family; howbeit, Sir Leicester had so much family that perhaps he had enough, and could dispense with any more.”
― Charles Dickens, Bleak House

 

 

 

 

 

“The murmuring of many voices, the upturning of many faces, the pressing on of many footsteps in the outskirts of the”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 69

 

“With a weary and yet a pleased smile, and with an action as if he stretched his little figure out to rest, the child heaved his body on the sustaining arm, and seeking Rokesmith’s face with his lips, said:
‘A kiss for the boofer lady.”
― Charles Dickens, Our Mutual Friend

 

 

 

 

 

“Death is Nature’s remedy for all things,”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

“Ay! Louder, Vengeance, much louder, and still she will scarcely hear thee. Louder yet, Vengeance, with a little oath or so added, and yet it will hardly bring her. Send other women up and down to seek her, lingering somewhere; and yet, although the messengers have done dread deeds, it is questionable whether of their own wills they will go far enough to find her!”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

“Oh indeed! Our and the Wilfers’ Mutual Friend, my dear.”
― Charles Dickens, Our Mutual Friend

 

 

 

 

 

“A merry Christmas to everybody! A happy New Year to all the world. Hallo here! Whoop! Hallo!”
― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 69

 

 

“My child, if I have any object in life, it is to provide for your being a good, a sensible, and a happy man. I am bent upon it.”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

 

 

 

“To do a great right, you may do a little wrong; and you may take any means which the end to be attained will justify.”
― Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist

 

 

 

 

 

“And as mere human knowledge can split a ray of light and analyse the manner of its composition, so, sublimer intelligences may read in the feeble shining of this earth of ours, every thought and act, every vice and virtue, of every responsible creature on it.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

“There’s one thing you may be sure of, Pip,” said Joe, after some rumination, “namely, that lies is lies. Howsever they come, they didn’t ought to come, and they come from the father of lies, and work round to the same. Don’t you tell no more of ’em, Pip. That ain’t the way to get out of being common, old chap. And as to being common, I don’t make it out at all clear. You are oncommon in some things. You’re oncommon small. Likewise you’re a oncommon scholar.”

“No, I am ignorant and backward, Joe.”

“Why, see what a letter you wrote last night! Wrote in print even! I’ve seen letters––Ah! and from gentlefolks!––that I’ll swear weren’t wrote in print,” said Joe.

“I have learnt next to nothing, Joe. You think much of me. It’s only that.”

“Well, Pip,” said Joe, “be it so or be it son’t, you must be a common scholar afore you can be a oncommon one, I should hope!”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 69
“What meals I had in silence and embarrassment, always feeling that there were a knife and fork too many, and that mine; an appetite too many, and that mine; a plate and chair too many, and those mine; a somebody too many, and that I!”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield
“But that, in shutting out the light of day, she had secluded herself from a thousand natural and healing influences; that her mind, brooding solitary, had grown diseased, as all minds do and must and will that reverse the appointed order of their Maker, I knew equally well. And could I look upon her without compassion, seeing her punishment in the ruin she was, in her profound unfitness for this earth on which she was placed, in the vanity of sorrow which had become a master mania, like the vanity of penitence, the vanity of remorse, the vanity of unworthiness, and other monstrous vanities that have been curses in this world?”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

“Because, sir, the way I look at it is that we are all drawing on to the bottom of the hill, whatever age we are, on account of time never standing still for a single moment. So let us always do a kindness, and be over-rejoiced. To be sure!”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Ten minutes, good, past eleven.” “My blood!” ejaculated the vexed coachman, “and not atop of Shooter’s yet! Tst! Yah! Get on with you!” The emphatic horse, cut short by the whip in a most decided negative, made a decided scramble for it, and the three other horses followed”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 69

 

 

“Ball—when the one woman who had stood conspicuous, knitting, still knitted on with the steadfastness of Fate.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

“Freedom of opinion! Where is it? I see a press more mean and paltry and silly and disgraceful than any country ever knew, – if that be its standard, here it is. … I speak of Miss Martineau, and all parties… shower down upon her a perfect cataract of abuse. “But what has she done? Surely she praised America enough!” – “Yes, but she told us of some of our faults, and Americans can’t bear to be told of their faults.”
― Charles Dickens

 

 

 

 

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