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David Copperfield Quotes by Charles Dickens

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"I don't profess to be profound; but I do lay claim to common sense." ~ David Copperfield by Charles Dickens "Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show." ~ David Copperfield by Charles Dickens I am . . . joined with eleven others in reporting the debates in Parliament for a Morning Newspaper. Night after night, I record predictions that never come to pass, professions that are never fulfilled, explanations that are only meant to mystify. I wallow in words. ~ David Copperfield by Charles Dickens She was more than human to me. She was a Fairy, a Sylph, I don't know what she was - anything that no one ever saw, and everything that everybody ever wanted. I was swallowed up in an abyss of love in an instant. There was no pausing on the brink; no looking down, or looking back; I was gone, headlong, before I had sense to say a word to her. ~ David Copperfield by Charles Dickens My meaning simply is, that whatever I have tried to do in life, I have tried with all my heart to do well; that whatever I have devoted myself to, I have devoted myself to completely; that in great aims and in small, I have always been thoroughly in earnest. ~ David Copperfield by Charles Dickens It was the first time it had ever occurred to me, that this detestable cant of false humility might have originated out of the Heep family. I had seen the harvest, but had never thought of the seed. ~ David Copperfield by Charles Dickens "It's in vain, Trot, to recall the past, unless it works some influence upon the present." ~ David Copperfield by Charles Dickens Trifles make the sum of life. ~ David Copperfield by Charles Dickens "It was as true . . . as turnips is. It was as true . . . as taxes is. And nothing's truer than them." ~ David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens

"Lord bless you!" said Mr. Omer, resuming his pipe, "a man must take the fat with the lean; that's what he must make up his mind to, in this life. " ~ David Copperfield by Charles Dickens

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