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Charles Dickens

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(from his random observations after reading David Copperfield by Charles Dickens)

In the ...
NICK HORNBY
I am broken and healing, but every piece of my heart belong to you.
SARAH J. MAAS
You do what you love, what you need
SARAH J. MAAS
You are the blood of the dragon. You can make a hat.
GEORGE R.R. MARTIN
He thinks he'll be remembered as the villain in the story. But I forgot to tell him that the villain...
SARAH J. MAAS
The school year progressed slowly. I felt as if I had been in the sixth grade for years, yet it was ...
LUCY GREALY
The norm which the society at large has set today categorically is in the form of preventive measure...
HENRIETTA NEWTON MARTIN LEGAL CONSULTANT
The issue isn't whether he loved you, it's how much. Too much. Love can be poison
SARAH J. MAAS
I turned.
Rhysand leaned against the archway into the sitting room, arms crossed, wings nowhere...
SARAH J. MAAS
Night gathers, and now my watch begins. It shall not end until my death. I shall take no wife, hold ...
GEORGE R.R. MARTIN
Hodor," said Hodor.
GEORGE R.R. MARTIN
She made a fence of phrases, which seemed a treachery to herself.
ELIZABETH TAYLOR
Walking the rugged trail of the unknown destiny can be filled with walls crashing and cracks on the ...
GARY F EVANS...
I can see you have a great deal of water in your personality. Water never waits. It changes shape an...
ARTHUR GOLDEN
كنت أصمت أذعن لمصيري. أحمل دميتي,أنزع ملابسها, أشد شعره...
مليكة مستظرف
A person of value have skill, a vision & a deep desire to achieve what they dream for. Happiness com...
DR ANIL KUMAR SINHA
To have a pet in the family is to invite good health into your lives.It brings happiness to all and ...
GARY F EVANS...
The worth of a person’s quote is in his or her heart where it takes the birth and the value of the...
ANUJ SOMANY
The value of a consultant;An outsider can see what an insider cannot see or has decided to ignore.
DAVID ATTA (A.K.A DAVIED ATTLARS & MR DAIN)
I'm not saying that I'm better than anyone... I'm just saying that I'm one-of-a-kind.
C LIONG
A man of guilt acknowledges and changes himself immediately on being hinted slightly about his fault...
ANUJ SOMANY
It makes you wonder why the human race can be so selfish and self-centered sometimes, when on cold w...
GARY F EVANS...
A family is like a card game, on one hand, you can get a really bad hand and on the other, your hand...
GARY F EVANS...
I'm not saying that I'm better than anyone... I'm just saying that I'm one-of-a-kind.
C LIONG
I’ve seen too many intellectuals lately. I get very tired of the precious intellects who must spea...
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
Throughout my teenage years, I read 'A Christmas Carol' by Charles Dickens every December. I...
JOHN BOYNE
Kehidupan perempuan itu sembilan bagian kacau dan satu bagian ajaib, kau akan segera mengetahuinya.....
GEORGE R.R. MARTIN
That boy had wanted to be Ser Arthur Dayne, but someplace along the way he had become the Smiling Kn...
GEORGE R.R. MARTIN
You're still lovely," Mor said a bit gently.
Elain offered a half smile. "I suppose that war m...
SARAH J. MAAS
She was scarcely a year older than I was, dark-haired, slender, with a face that would break your he...
GEORGE R.R. MARTIN
Jaime smiled knowingly. Men will read all sorts of things into a knowing smile if you let them.
GEORGE R.R. MARTIN
Customer: Did Charles Dickens ever write anything fun?
JEN CAMPBELL
Maybe that's what praying is all about. Maybe it's not just asking God to forgive us for bad things ...
SARAH DARER LITTMAN
I nearly fell asleep over Dickens in English. Mind you, he's snoozeworthy at the best of times.
JO WALTON
She had curiously thoughtful and attentive eyes; eyes that were very pretty and very good.
CHARLES DICKENS
it's okay to feel things. And be who you are about them.
STEPHEN CHOBOSKY
I just want silence... nothing less... nothing more.
DEYTH BANGER
If you play football, then for every goal that you score, ask your self, what is the 'grudge of a li...
APURVA GAGLANI
I’m caught between trying to live my life, and trying to run from it.
STEPHEN CHBOSKY
[Charlie is dying:]
After what seemed a long while, but hadn’t been, Marsh gave Paulette’s ...
EDWARD FAHEY
Knowledge causes depression and a lot of pressure.
DEYTH BANGER
Be yourself and people will like you.
JEFF KINNEY
The best person I know is Myself.
JEFF KINNEY
The mightiest power of death is not that it can make people die, but that it can make the people you...
FREDRIK BACKMAN
Closed eyes, heart not beating, but a living love.
AVIS COREA
I don't want to be somebody's crush.if somebody likes me, i want them to like the real me, not what ...
STEPHEN CHBOSKY
This is going to take a while. I'm a fantasy author. We have trouble with the concept of brevity.
BRANDON SANDERSON
I don’t want to start thinking again. Not like I have this last week. I can’t think again. Not e...
STEPHEN CHBOSKY
It's strange to describe reading a book as a really great experience, but that's kind of how it felt...
STEPHEN CHBOSKY
All concepts of making a point is another failure of communication.
DEYTH BANGER
You must save what you can of your life; you musn't lose it all simply because you've lost a part.
HENRY JAMES
لم يكن بمقدوري سوى الهروب إلى عالمي الخاص: إلى الحلم. أت...
مليكة مستظرف
When you grow up, you gain experience and realise what youre capable of.
FRANCESCO TOTTI
Noseless and Handless, the Lannister Boys.
GEORGE R.R. MARTIN
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: "We...
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
We die a day at a time
BANGAMBIKI HABYARIMANA
This spill is such a large magnitude. We have never seen this before. It's pretty bad.
KURT TSUE
I want to share this bed with you, though," I breathed. "I want you to hold me."
Stars flicker...
SARAH J. MAAS
Our love had begun in folly, and ended in madness!
CHARLES DICKENS
So new to him," she muttered, "so old to me; so strange to him, so familiar to me; so melancholy to ...
CHARLES DICKENS
Empathy is the new measurement of everything. It doesn't matter what religion you have, what God you...
C. JOYBELL C.
A great future starts with what you can see
SOTONYE ANGA
Be careful of relying on the opinion of others, these are the same people that like liver.
NANETTE L. AVERY
They can't say you'll go to jail. Though Charles Dickens loved them, America does not have debtors' ...
CORT JENSEN
They can't say you'll go to jail. Though Charles Dickens loved them, America does not have debtor's ...
CORT JENSEN
We changed again, and yet again, and it was now too late and too far to go back, and I went on. And ...
CHARLES DICKENS
Was it Charles Dickens who said it was the best of times and the worst of times? That's how I feel. ...
JEFF GORDON
Language is my whore, my mistress, my wife, my pen-friend, my check-out girl. Language is a complime...
STEPHEN FRY
When you spend so long trapped in darkness, you find that the darkness begins to stare back.
SARAH J. MAAS
I was not prey any longer, I decided as I eased up to that door.
And I was not a mouse.
I ...
SARAH J. MAAS
Julia poured tea gracefully, but it all ran over into the saucers.
ELIZABETH TAYLOR
You mistake patience for forbearance.
GEORGE R.R. MARTIN
Please, sir, I want some more.
CHARLES DICKENS
There are very few moments in a man's existence when he experiences so much ludicrous distress, or m...
CHARLES DICKENS
Because death is the only thing that could have ever kept him from you.
ALLY CARTER
My mate. Death incarnate. Night triumphant.
SARAH J. MAAS
No one was my master— but I might be master of everything, if I wished. If I dared.
SARAH J. MAAS
I sipped from my wine. "And if he had grabbed me?"

There was nothing but uncompromising w...
SARAH J. MAAS
Aemon’s blind white eyes came open. “Egg?” he said, as the rain streamed down his cheeks. “E...
GEORGE R.R. MARTIN
I will kill anyone who harms you," Rhys snarled. "I will kill them, and take a damn long time doing ...
SARAH J. MAAS
But I forgot to tell him,” I said quietly, opening the door, “that the villain is usually the pe...
SARAH J. MAAS
It appeared to Harriet that she was always the one who remembered having seen other people. They nev...
ELIZABETH TAYLOR
Many atrocities, have been done in the name of the greater good.
SARAH J. MAAS
The next day, the villages came closer together until the beginnings and endings could no longer be ...
PATRICK W. CARR
Come on, Feyre. We don’t bite. Unless you ask us to.
SARAH J. MAAS
I was not a pet, not a doll, not an animal.
I was a survivor, and I was strong.
I would no...
SARAH J. MAAS
To the people who look at the stars and wish, Rhys."
Rhys clinked his glass against mine. “To...
SARAH J. MAAS
There are different kinds of darkness,” Rhys said. I kept my eyes shut. “There is the darkness t...
SARAH J. MAAS
Males are horrible creatures, aren’t they?
SARAH J. MAAS
There you are. I've been looking for you.

His first words to me— not a lie at a...
SARAH J. MAAS
If you were going to die, I was going to die with you. I couldn’t stop thinking it over and over a...
SARAH J. MAAS
He drained his glass. "I made a mistake."
"It's not the end of the world if you do that every n...
SARAH J. MAAS
We need hope, or else we cannot endure.
SARAH J. MAAS
Would you like me to grovel with gratitude for bringing me here, High Lord?"
"Ah. The Suriel to...
SARAH J. MAAS
Like a deep sad note
played beneath the ocean
waving through the orb
the memories of ...
PAWAN MISHRA
A man who loves a bad name cares less about the future of his great grand children.
DAVID ATTA (A.K.A DAVIED ATTLARS & MR DAIN)
Each man lives in his own universe and when he dies the world is over
BANGAMBIKI HABYARIMANA
Marlena's body was found on November 19, and so I consider that the anniversary of her death, though...
JULIE BUNTIN
I don't know if I have a favorite color.
KATE MIDDLETON
It's very special having a new little girl.
KATE MIDDLETON

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Mind! I don't mean to say that, of my own knowledge...
CHARLES DICKENS
With affection beaming out of one eye, and calculation shining out of the other.
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A man who could build a church, as one may say, by squinting at a sheet of paper.
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Life is made of ever so many partings welded together.
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Some credit in being jolly.
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It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foo...
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There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast.
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I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, wi...
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It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in...
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What is the odds so long as the fire of souls is kindled at the taper of conwiviality, and the wing...
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It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foo...
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Mr Lorry asks the witness questions:

Ever been kicked?
Might have been.
Freque...
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There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts
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This season we wanted to sort of lighten it up and make it a little bit more transparent ... a littl...
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The one great principle of English law is to make business for itself.
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I think . . . that it is the best club in London.
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Apprehension of a painful or disagreeable recognition made me tremble. I am confident that it took n...
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Is the old min agreeable?
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My advice is, never do to-morrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time. Collar...
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Huge knots of sea-weed hung upon the jagged and pointed stones, trembling in every breath of wind; a...
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We forge the chains we wear in life
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There might be some credit in being jolly.
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A friendly swarry, consisting of a boiled leg of mutton with the usual trimmings.
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Bah,' said Scrooge. "Humbug!"
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An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.
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Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has many - not on your past misfortunes, of w...
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No one is useless in the world who lightens the burden of it for anyone else.
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It matters little, she said, softly. "To you, very little. Another idol has displaced me; and if it ...
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Say, like those wicked Turks, there is no What's-his-name but Thingummy, and What-you-may-call-it is...
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Now, I return to this young fellow. And the communication I have got to make is, that he has great e...
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Her heart--is given him, with all its love and truth. She would joyfully die with him, or, better th...
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There were times when he could not read the face he had studied so long, and when this lonely girl w...
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He calls the knaves, Jacks, this boy! . . . And what coarse hands he has! And what thick boots!
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It's my girl that advises. She has the head. But I never own to it before her. Discipline must b...
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It is a far, far better thing that I do, than anything I have ever done; it is a far, far, better re...
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Papa, potatoes, poultry, prunes and prism, are all very good words for the lips.
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External heat and cold had little influence on Scrooge. No warmth could warm, no wintry weather chil...
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. . . in seclusion, she had secluded herself from a thousand natural and healing influences; that, h...
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For you, and for any dear to you, I would do anything. I would embrace any sacrifice for you and for...
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At the great iron gate of the churchyard he stopped and looked in. He looked up at the high tower sp...
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There was no noise, no effort, no consciences in anything he did, but in everything an indescribable...
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