Quotes for English Learners
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Charles Dickens :
Best and worst times
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.
Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!
I loved her
I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be.
Whatever I have tried to do in life, I have tried with all my heart to do it well; whatever I have devoted myself to, I have devoted myself completely; in great aims and in small I have always thoroughly been in earnest.
Keeping it all the year
I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.
Laughter and good humor
There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.
The men who learn endurance, are they who call the whole world, brother.
Lightening the burdens of another
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
Loved before it exists
The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists.
The civility which money will purchase, is rarely extended to those who have none.
Succession of changes
Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own; and from morning to night, as from the cradle to the grave, it is but a succession of changes so gentle and easy that we can scarcely mark their progress.
The simple truth
There is nothing so strong or safe in an emergency of life as the simple truth.
To be free
I only ask to be free. The butterflies are free.