“Marley was dead: to begin with.”

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

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

“His wealth is of no use to him. He don’t do any good with it.”

“I wear the chain I forged in life… I made it link by link, and yard by yard.”

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

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

“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.”

“His own heart laughed, and that was quite enough for him.”

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

“I see a vacant seat… in the poor chimney-corner, and a crutch without an owner, carefully preserved.”

“Darkness is cheap, and Scrooge liked it.” MEMORIES SISTER QUOTES

“The spirits of all three shall strive within me.”

“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?”

“I am not the man I was.”

“If they would rather die… they had better do it, and decrease the surplus population.”

“God bless us, everyone!”

“He had no further intercourse with Spirits… and it was always said of him that he knew how to keep Christmas well.”

“I have been changed in the night, and I’ll keep the promise I have made.”

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

“For it is good to be children sometimes, and never better than at Christmas.”

“Men’s lives are so short!”

“And it was always said of him, that he knew how to keep Christmas well, if any man alive possessed the knowledge.”