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"I don't profess to be profound; but I do lay claim to common sense." ~ David Copperfield (Share this Quote)

"You are a young man," she said, nodding. "Take a word of advice, even from three foot nothing. Try not to associate bodily defects with mental, my good friend, except for a solid reason." ~ David Copperfield (Share this Quote)

It is a most miserable thing to feel ashamed of home. ~ Great Expectations (Share this Quote)

So, throughout life, our worst weaknesses and meannesses are usually committed for the sake of the people whom we most despise. ~ Great Expectations (Share this Quote)

Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts. ~ Great Expectations (Share this Quote)

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"My good fellow," retorted Mr. Boffin, "you have my word; and how you can have that, without my honour too, I don't know. I've sorted a lot of dust in my time, but I never knew the two things go into separate heaps." ~ Our Mutual Friend (Share this Quote)

"When we have done our very, very best, papa, and that is not enough, then I think the right time must have come for asking help of others." ~ Holiday Romance (Share this Quote)

No one has the least regard for the man; with them all, he has been an object of avoidance, suspicion, and aversion; but the spark of life within him is curiously separable from himself now, and they have a deep interest in it, probably because it IS life, and they are living and must die. ~ Our Mutual Friend (Share this Quote)

"This reminds me, Godmother, to ask you a serious question. You are as wise as wise can be (having been brought up by the fairies), and you can tell me this: Is it better to have had a good thing and lost it, or never to have had it?" ~ Our Mutual Friend (Share this Quote)

"My daughter, there are times of moral danger when the hardest virtuous resolution to form is flight, and when the most heroic bravery is flight." ~ Our Mutual Friend (Share this Quote)

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