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Dignity, and even holiness too, sometimes, are more questions of coat and waistcoat than some people imagine. ~ Oliver Twist (Share this Quote)

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Noah writhed and twisted his body into an extensive variety of eel-like positions; thereby giving Mr. Bumble to understand that, from the violent and sanguinary onset of Oliver Twist, he had sustained severe internal injury and damage, from which he was at that moment suffering the acutest torture. ~ Oliver Twist (Share this Quote)

Although Oliver had been brought up by philosophers, he was not theoretically acquainted with the beautiful axiom that self-preservation is the first law of nature. ~ Oliver Twist (Share this Quote)

There is a passion FOR hunting something deeply implanted in the human breast. ~ Oliver Twist (Share this Quote)

Death, fires, and burglary, make all men equals. ~ Oliver Twist (Share this Quote)

"A new heart for a New Year, always!" ~ The Chimes: A Goblin Story (Share this Quote)

"If I wanted to have all the bells in a house ring, with nobody to ring 'em; and all the doors in a house bang, with nobody to bang 'em; and all sorts of feet treading about, with no feet there; why, then," said the landlord, "I'd sleep in that house." ~ The Haunted House (Share this Quote)

"Look here! do you see this! Isn't it a most wonderful and extraordinary thing that I can't call at a man's house but I find a piece of this poor surgeon's friend on the staircase? I've been lamed with orange-peel once, and I know orange-peel will be my death, or I'll be content to eat my own head, sir!" ~ Oliver Twist (Share this Quote)

"The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again." ~ Nicholas Nickleby (Share this Quote)

Most men unconsciously judge the world from themselves, and it will be very generally found that those who sneer habitually at human nature, and affect to despise it, are among its worst and least pleasant samples. ~ Nicholas Nickleby (Share this Quote)

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