Oliver Twist Quotes.

1. "There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts."
- Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist

2. "It is because I think so much of warm and sensitive hearts, that I would spare them from being wounded."
- Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist

3. "My heart is set, as firmly as ever heart of man was set on woman. I have no thought, no view, no hope, in life beyond her; and if you oppose me in this great stake, you take my peace and happiness in your hands, and cast them to the wind."
- Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist

4. "The suspense: the fearful, acute suspense: of standing idly by while the life of one we dearly love, is trembling in the balance; the racking thoughts that crowd upon the mind, and make the heart beat violently, and the breath come thick, by the force of the images they conjure up before it; the desperate anxiety to be doing something to relieve the pain, or lessen the danger, which we have no power to alleviate; the sinking of soul and spirit, which the sad remembrance of our helplessness produces; what tortures can equal these; what reflections of endeavours can, in the full tide and fever of the time, allay them!"
- Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist

5. "Please, sir, I want some more."
- Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist

6. "The sun,--the bright sun, that brings back, not light alone, but new life, and hope, and freshness to man--burst upon the crowded city in clear and radiant glory. Through costly-coloured glass and paper-mended window, through cathedral dome and rotten crevice, it shed its equal ray."
- Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist

7. "I know that she deserves the best and purest love the heart of man can offer," said Mrs. Maylie; "I know that the devotion and affection of her nature require no ordinary return, but one that shall be deep and lasting."
- Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist

8. "Women can always put things in fewest words. Except when it's blowing up; and then they lengthens it out."
- Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist

9. "Such is the influence which the condition of our own thoughts, exercises, even over the appearance of external objects. Men who look on nature, and their fellow-men, and cry that all is dark and gloomy, are in the right; but the sombre colours are reflections from their own jaundiced eyes and hearts. The real hues are delicate, and need a clearer vision."
- Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist

10. "Some people are nobody's enemies but their own"
- Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist

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