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"Lookee here, Pip, at what is said to you by a true friend. Which this to you the true friend say. If you can't get to be oncommon through going straight, you'll never get to do it through going crooked. So don't tell no more on 'em, Pip, and live well and die happy." ~ Great Expectations (Share this Quote)

I verily believe that her not remembering and not minding in the least, made me cry again, inwardly,—and that is the sharpest crying of all. ~ Great Expectations (Share this Quote)

The secret was such an old one now, had so grown into me and become a part of myself, that I could not tear it away. ~ Great Expectations (Share this Quote)

I saw that everything within my view which ought to be white, had been white long ago, and had lost its lustre and was faded and yellow. I saw that the bride within the bridal dress had withered like the dress, and like the flowers, and had no brightness left but the brightness of her sunken eyes. ~ Great Expectations (Share this Quote)

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I saw that Mr. and Mrs. Pocket's children were not growing up or being brought up, but were tumbling up. ~ Great Expectations (Share this Quote)

There have been occasions in my later life (I suppose as in most lives) when I have felt for a time as if a thick curtain had fallen on all its interest and romance, to shut me out from anything save dull endurance. ~ Great Expectations (Share this Quote)

They ran their heads very hard against wrong ideas, and persisted in trying to fit the circumstances to the ideas, instead of trying to extract ideas from the circumstances. ~ Great Expectations (Share this Quote)

It appeared to me that he must be a very happy man indeed, to have so many little drawers in his shop; and I wondered when I peeped into one or two on the lower tiers, and saw the tied-up brown paper packets inside, whether the flower-seeds and bulbs ever wanted of a fine day to break out of those jails, and bloom. ~ Great Expectations (Share this Quote)

After that, he drank all the rest of the sherry, and Mr. Hubble drank the port, and the two talked (which I have since observed to be customary in such cases) as if they were of quite another race from the deceased, and were notoriously immortal. ~ Great Expectations (Share this Quote)

So, Estella and I went out into the garden by the gate through which I had strayed to my encounter with the pale young gentleman, now Herbert; I, trembling in spirit and worshipping the very hem of her dress; she, quite composed and most decidedly not worshipping the hem of mine. ~ Great Expectations (Share this Quote)

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