Charles Dickens Quotes Part 89

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 89: 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 89

Charles dickens quotes

 

“He was simply and staunchly true to his duty alike in the large case and in the small. So all true souls ever are. So every true soul ever was, ever is, and ever will be. There is nothing little to the really great in spirit.”
― Charles Dickens, The Mystery of Edwin Drood

 

 

 

 

“it was clearer than crystal to the lords of the 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”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

“Mr. Vholes’s office, in disposition retiring and in situation retired, is squeezed up in a corner and blinks at a dead wall.”
― Charles Dickens, Bleak House

 

 

 

 

“I wish I had died. I wish I had died then, with that feeling in my heart! I should have been more fit for heaven than I ever have been since.”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 89

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

“Whatever her tone with me happened to be, I could put no trust in it, and build no hope on it; and yet I went on against trust and against hope. Why repeat it a thousand times? So it always was.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

“It’s a weakness to be so affectionate, but I can’t help it. No doubt my health would be much better if it was otherwise, still I wouldn’t change my disposition if I could. It’s the cause of much suffering, but it’s a consolation to know I possess it, when I wake up in the night.”
― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

“Do not allow a trivial misunderstanding to wither the blossoms of spring, which, once put forth and blighted, cannot be renewed…The gushing fountains which sparkle in the sun must not be stopped in mere caprice; the oasis in the desert of Sahara must not be plucked up idly.”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 89

 

 

“Troubled as the future was, it was the unknown future, and in its obscurity there was ignorant hope.”
― Charles Dickens

 

 

 

 

 

 

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

 

“I remarked in the original Preface to this Book, that I did not find it easy to get sufficiently far away from it, in the first sensations of having finished it, to refer to it with the composure which this formal heading would seem to require. My interest in it was so recent and strong, and my mind was so divided between pleasure and regret – pleasure in the achievement of a long design, regret in the separation from many companions – that I was in danger of wearying the reader with personal confidences and private emotions.”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

 

 

 

“fishes, that things in general were settled for ever. It was the year of Our Lord one thousand seven”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 89

 

 

“A curious monomaniac,’ said Eugene. ‘The man seems to believe that everybody was acquainted with his mother!”
― Charles Dickens, Our Mutual Friend

 

 

 

 

 

“Look here!’ she said, striking the scar again, with a relentless hand. ‘When he grew into the better understanding of what he had done, he saw it, and repented of it! I could sing to him, and talk to him, and show the ardour that I felt in all he did, and attain with labour to such knowledge as most interested him; and I attracted him. When he was freshest and truest, he loved me. Yes, he did! Many a time, when you were put off with a slight word, he has taken Me to his heart!”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

 

 

 

“It does not take a long time,” said madame, “for an earthquake to swallow a town. Eh well! Tell me how long it takes to prepare the earthquake?”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

 

 

“I led him up the dark stairs, to prevent his knocking his head against anything, and really his damp cold hand felt so like a frog in mine, that I was tempted to drop it and run away. Agnes and hospitality prevailed, however, and I conducted him to my fireside. When I lighted my candles, he fell into meek transports with the room that was revealed to him; and when I heated the coffee in an unassuming block-tin vessel in which Mrs. Crupp delighted to prepare it (chiefly, I believe, because it was not intended for the purpose, being a shaving-pot, and because there was a patent invention of great price mouldering away in the pantry), he professed so much emotion, that I could joyfully have scalded him.”
― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

 

 

Charles Dickens Quotes Part 89

 

 

“The having originated a precaution which was already in course of execution, was a great relief to Miss Pross. The of composing her appearance so that it should attract no special notice in the streets, was another relief. She looked at her watch, and it was twenty minutes past two. She had no time to lose, but must get ready at once.”
― 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”
― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

 

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