BBC BITESIZE A CHRISTMAS CAROL QUOTES

“Marley was dead, to begin with.” – Narrator

“Bah, humbug!” – Scrooge

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

“I wear the chain I forged in life. I made it link by link, and yard by yard.” – Marley’s Ghost

“I’m as light as a feather, I’m as happy as an angel, I’m as merry as a schoolboy!” – Scrooge

“I don’t make merry myself at Christmas and I can’t afford to make idle people merry.” – Scrooge

“God bless us, every one!” – Tiny Tim

“I cannot rest, I cannot stay, I cannot linger anywhere.” – Ghost of Christmas Past

“Man’s actions are his own, and his fate is truly his own creation.” – Ghost of Christmas Present

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

“There is never enough time to do or say all the things that we would wish. The thing is to try to do as much as you can in the time that you have.” – Ghost of Christmas Present

“The happiness he gives is quite as great as if it cost a fortune.” – Fezziwig’s description

“I don’t pity him for being a cripple. Rather, I pity those around him for not being more like him.” – Scrooge on Tiny Tim

“It is required of every man… that the spirit within him should walk abroad among his fellowmen, and travel far and wide.” – Ghost of Christmas Present

“Men’s courses will foreshadow certain ends, to which, if persevered in, they must lead.” – Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come

“I am as light as a feather, I am as happy as an angel, I am as merry as a school-boy. I am as giddy as a drunken man. A merry Christmas to everybody! A happy New Year to all the world!” – Scrooge BEST QUOTES ABOUT FAMILY RELATIONSHIP

“Have I not? Oh, it’s enough for a man to understand his own business, and not to interfere with other people’s.” – Scrooge

“For they are Man’s and they cling to me, appealing from their fathers. This boy is Ignorance and this girl is Want. Beware them both, and all of their degree…” – Ghost of Christmas Present

“I am the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come. I will show you shadows of the things that have not happened, but will happen in the time before us.” – Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come

“The happiness he gives is quite as great as if it cost a fortune.” – Fezziwig’s party description

“Scrooge hung his head to hear his own words quoted by the Spirit, and was overcome with penitence and grief.” – Narrator

“There was nothing very cheerful in the climate or the town, and yet there was an air of cheerfulness abroad that the clearest summer air and brightest summer sun might have endeavored to diffuse in vain.” – Narrator

“Scrooge approached the door and could not resist attaching himself to the latch. He did pause, with a moment’s irresolution, before he shut the door; and he did look cautiously behind it first, as if he half-expected to be terrified with the sight of Marley’s pigtail sticking out into the hall.” – Narrator

“A substantial man, too, and what you call well-favoured, with a voice as free as its owner was, in its hearty cheerfulness.” – Narrator describing Fezziwig

“No space of regret can make amends for one life’s opportunity misused.” – Scrooge

“The school is not quite deserted. A solitary child, neglected by his friends, is left there still.” – Ghost of Christmas Present

“A small matter to make these silly folks so full of gratitude.” – Scrooge

“I wear the chain I forged in life. I made it link by link, and yard by yard; I girded it on of my own free will, and of my own free will I wore it.” – Marley’s Ghost

“Mankind was my business. The common welfare was my business; charity, mercy, forbearance, and benevolence, were all my business.” – Marley’s Ghost

“May you be happy in the life you have chosen!” – Ghost of Christmas Present to Scrooge