A CHRISTMAS CAROL KEY QUOTES

“Marley was dead: to begin with. There was no doubt whatever about that.”

“Bah! Humbug!”

“I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.”

“I wear the chain I forged in life!”

“You don’t know what a miserable creature I was then. You don’t know the weight and length of the strong chain I wore.”

“His offence carries its own punishment.”

“I am as giddy as a drunken man. A merry Christmas to everybody!”

“It’s enough for a man to understand his own business, and not to interfere with other people’s. Mine occupies me constantly.”

“There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humour.”

“It is a fair, even-handed, noble adjustment of things, that while there is infection in disease and sorrow, there is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humour.”

“I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The Spirits of all three shall strive within me.”

“I am as light as a feather, I am as happy as an angel, I am as merry as a schoolboy. I am as giddy as a drunken man.”

“It isn’t that, Spirit. He has the power to render us happy or unhappy; to make our service light or burdensome; a pleasure or a toil.” SUPPORT MOTIVATIONAL QUOTES

“Men’s courses will foreshadow certain ends, to which, if persevered in, they must lead.”

“Why did I walk through crowds of fellow-beings with my eyes turned down, and never raise them to that blessed Star which led the Wise Men to a poor abode?”

“He became as good a friend, as good a master, and as good a man, as the good old city knew.”

“Oh! But he was a tight-fisted hand at the grindstone, Scrooge! a squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous old sinner! Hard and sharp as flint.”

“God bless us, every one!”

“In one instant, write off all the Bob Cratchits of the world and replace them with Scrooges.”

“Scrooge was better than his word. He did it all and infinitely more.”

“May that be truly said of us, and all of us!”

“Scrooge was better than his word. He did it all, and infinitely more; and to Tiny Tim, who did not die, he was a second father.”

“He had no further intercourse with Spirits, but lived upon the Total Abstinence Principle, ever afterwards; and it was always said of him, that he knew how to keep Christmas well, if any man alive possessed the knowledge.”

“Scrooge knew he was dead? Of course he did. How could it be otherwise? Scrooge and he were partners for I don’t know how many years.”