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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

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"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

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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

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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

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

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It is a most miserable thing to feel ashamed of home. ~ Great Expectations

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"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

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

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"We must meet reverses boldly, and not suffer them to frighten us, my dear. We must learn to act the play out. We must live misfortune down, Trot!" ~ David Copperfield

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"My advice is, never do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time." ~ David Copperfield

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