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"It's not put into his head to be buried. It's put into his head to be made useful. You hold your life on the condition that to the last you shall struggle hard for it. Every man holds a discovery on the same terms." ~ Little Dorrit

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"I hope that real love and truth are stronger in the end than any evil or misfortune in the world." ~ David Copperfield

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It is a fair, even-handed, noble adjustment of things, that while there is infection in disease and sorrow, there is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good-humour. ~ A Christmas Carol

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A Christmas Carol Quotes

"As I think I told you once before," said I, "it is you who have been, in your greed and cunning, against all the world. It may be profitable to you to reflect, in future, that there never were greed and cunning in the world yet, that did not do too much, and overreach themselves. It is as certain as death." ~ David Copperfield

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"What such people miscall their religion, is a vent for their bad humours and arrogance." ~ David Copperfield

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I had considered how the things that never happen, are often as much realities to us, in their effects, as those that are accomplished. ~ David Copperfield

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Some happy talent, and some fortunate opportunity, may form the two sides of the ladder on which some men mount, but the rounds of that ladder must be made of stuff to stand wear and tear; and there is no substitute for thorough-going, ardent, and sincere earnestness. ~ David Copperfield

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Miss Mills replied, on general principles, that the Cottage of content was better than the Palace of cold splendour, and that where love was, all was. ~ David Copperfield

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David Copperfield Quotes

I have been very fortunate in worldly matters; many men have worked much harder, and not succeeded half so well; but I never could have done what I have done, without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one object at a time, no matter how quickly its successor should come upon its heels, which I then formed. ~ David Copperfield

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"There can be no disparity in marriage like unsuitability of mind and purpose." ~ David Copperfield

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