DICKENS QUOTES CHRISTMAS CAROL

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

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

“I have always thought of Christmastime as a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable, pleasant time.”

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

“I wear the chain I forged in life.”

“But you were always a good man of business, Jacob.”

“God bless us, every one!”

“I am sure I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come around—apart from the veneration due to its sacred name and origin, if anything belonging to it can be apart from that—as a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable, pleasant time; the only time I know of, in the long calendar of the year, when men and women seem by one consent to open their shut-up hearts freely, and to think of people below them as if they really were fellow-passengers to the grave, and not another race of creatures bound on other journeys.”

“Men’s courses will foreshadow certain ends, to which, if persevered in, they must lead. But if the courses be departed from, the ends will change.”

“I am sorry for him; I couldn’t be angry with him if I tried. Who suffers by his ill whims? Himself, always.”

“There is no greater gift than the gift of a changed life.”

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

“He had no further intercourse with Spirits, but lived upon the Total Abstinence Principle.”

“It’s all humbug, I tell you. Humbug! Merry Christmas!”

“This boy is Ignorance. This girl is Want. Beware them both, and all of their degree, but most of all beware this boy, for on his brow I see that written which is Doom, unless the writing be erased.”

“I have been An Old Testament, Its Ghost of an Idea… I will honour Christmas in my heart and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, The Present and the Future. The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me. I will not shut out the lessons that they teach!”

“There’s more of gravy than of grave about you!”

“I don’t know what to do!” cried Scrooge, laughing and crying in the same breath. “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. A merry Christmas to everybody! A happy New Year to all the world! Hallo here! Whoop! Hallo!”

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

“I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me. I will not shut out the lessons that they teach!”

“Darkness is cheap, and Scrooge liked it.”

“It is good to be children sometimes, and never better than at Christmas, when its mighty Founder was a child himself.”

“I have seen your nobler aspirations fall off one by one, until the master-passion, Gain, engrosses you.”