Charles Dickens Quotes Part 70

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 70: 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 Part70

Charles dickens quotes

 

 

“Brag is good dog, holdfast is better!”
― Charles Dickens

 

 

 

 

 

“My flesh and blood…when it rises against me, is not my flesh and blood. I discard it.”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

 

 

 

“…and though the merriment was rather boisterous, still it came from the heart and not from the lips; and this is the right sort of merriment, after all.”
― Charles Dickens, The Pickwick Papers

 

 

 

 

 

“But it was home. And though 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

 

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 70

 

“State preserves of loaves and fishes, that things in general were settled for ever. It was the year of Our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventy-five. Spiritual revelations were conceded to England at that favoured period, as at this.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

“Biddy was never insulting, or capricious, or Biddy to-day and somebody else to-morrow; she would have derived only pain, and no pleasure, from giving me pain; she would far rather have wounded her own breast than mine. How could it be, then, that I did not like her much the better of the two?”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

 

“I do,” said Scrooge. “Merry Christmas! What right have you to be merry? What reason have you to be merry? You’re poor enough.”
― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 70

 

 

“I’m a devil at a quick mistake, and when I make one it takes the form of Lead.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

“Not at all, but I hope to know it better. I am so profoundly interested in its miserable inhabitants.” “Hah!” muttered Defarge. “The pleasure of conversing with”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

“Risero alcuni di quel mutamento, ma egli li lasciava ridere e non vi badava; perché sapeva bene che molte cose buone, su questo mondo, cominciano sempre col muovere il riso in certa gente. Poiché ciechi aveano da essere, meglio valeva che stringessero gli occhi in una smorfia di ilarità, anzi che essere attaccati da qualche male meno attraente.”
― Charles Dickens, Cantico di Natale

 

 

 

 

 

“There were a king with a large jaw and a queen with a plain face, on the throne of England; there were a king with a large jaw and a queen with a fair face, on the throne of France.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 70

 

 

 

“[He] should come to the knowledge of the step, as a step taken, and not in the balance of suspense and doubt.”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

“Here he shook hands with me; not in the common way, but standing at a good distance from me, and lifting my hand up and down like a pump handle, that he was a little afraid of.”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

 

 

 

“Ah! poetry makes life what light and music do the stage—strip the one of the false embellishments, and the other of its illusions, and what is there real in either to live or care for?”
― Charles Dickens, The Pickwick Papers

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 70

 

 

“Hope, Joy, Youth, Peace, Rest, Life, Dust, Ashes, Waste, Want, Ruin, Despair, Madness, Death, Cunning, Folly, Words, Wigs, Rags, Sheepskin, Plunder, Precedent, Jargon, Gammon, and Spinach.”
― Charles Dickens, Bleak House

 

 

 

 

 

“Fu quella una data memorabile per me, poiché portò a molti mutamenti in me stesso. Avviene la medesima cosa in ogni esistenza. Immaginate un dato giorno distaccato da tutti gli altri, e pensate come avrebbe potuto esserne differente tutto il corso. Fermati, tu che leggi, e rifletti per un istante sulla lunga catena di ferro od oro, di spini o fiori, che non ti avrebbe mai avvinto, se non si fosse formato il primo anello in quell’unica, memorabile giornata.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

 

 

“She was very pretty: exceedingly pretty. With a dimpled, surprised-looking, capital face; a ripe little mouth, that seemed made to be kissed — as no doubt it was; all kinds of good little dots about her chin, that melted into one another when she laughed; and the sunniest pair of eyes you ever saw in any little creature’s head. Altogether she was what you would have called provoking, you know; but satisfactory, too. Oh, perfectly satisfactory.”
― Charles Dickens, Christmas Books: A Christmas Carol, The Chimes, The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life, The Haunted Man and the Ghost’s Bargain

 

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 70
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“I’ll put my hand in no man’s hand,’ said Mr. Micawber, gasping, puffing, and sobbing, to that degree that he was like a man fighting with cold water, ‘until I have—blown to fragments—the—a—detestable—serpent—HEEP! I’ll partake of no one’s hospitality, until I have—a—moved Mount Vesuvius—to eruption—on—a—the abandoned rascal—HEEP! Refreshment—a—underneath this roof—particularly punch—would—a—choke me—unless—I had—previously—choked the eyes—out of the head—a—of—interminable cheat, and liar—HEEP! I—a—I’ll know nobody—and—a—say nothing—and—a—live nowhere—until I have crushed—to—a—undiscoverable atoms—the—transcendent and immortal hypocrite and perjurer—HEEP!”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

 

 

“Uriah gave a kind of snivel. I think to express sympathy.”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

 

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