The Moonstone Quotes

The Moonstone Quotes by Wilkie Collins

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Wilkie Collins (January 8, 1824 – September 23, 1889) was an English novelist. Some of his best-known works are The Woman in White and The Moonstone.

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Sir John had his share–perhaps rather a large share–of the more harmless and amiable of the weaknesses incidental to humanity. Among these, I may mention as applicable to the matter in hand, an invincible reluctance–so long as he enjoyed his usual good health–to face the responsibility of making his will. ~ The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins Over and over again in my past experience among my perishing fellow-creatures, the members of the notoriously infidel profession of Medicine had stepped between me and my mission of mercy—on the miserable pretence that the patient wanted quiet, and that the disturbing influence of all others which they most dreaded, was the influence of Miss Clack and her Books. ~ The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins I am an average good Christian, when you don't push my Christianity too far. And all the rest of you–which is a great comfort–are, in this respect, much the same as I am. ~ The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins Your tears come easy, when you're young, and beginning the world. Your tears come easy, when you're old, and leaving it. ~ The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins "This is a miserable world," says the Sergeant. "Human life, Mr. Betteredge, is a sort of target—misfortune is always firing at it, and always hitting the mark." ~ The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins "In all my experience along the dirtiest ways of this dirty little world, I have never met with such a thing as a trifle yet." ~ The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins Every human institution (justice included) will stretch a little, if you only pull it the right way. ~ The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins It is one of my rules in life, never to notice what I don't understand. ~ The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins If he was right, here was our quiet English house suddenly invaded by a devilish Indian Diamond—bringing after it a conspiracy of living rogues, set loose on us by the vengeance of a dead man. ~ The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins We had our breakfasts--whatever happens in a house, robbery or murder, it doesn't matter, you must have your breakfast. ~ The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins

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