Quotes About Great Expectations

Quotes tagged as "great-expectations" (showing 1-30 of 94)
Charles Dickens
“So, throughout life, our worst weaknesses and meannesses are usually committed for the sake of the people whom we most despise.”
Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

Charles Dickens
“We changed again, and yet again, and it was now too late and too far to go back, and I went on. And the mists had all solemnly risen now, and the world lay spread before me.”
Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

Charles Dickens
“Once for all; I knew to my sorrow, often and often, if not always, that I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be.”
Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

Charles Dickens
“So new to him," she muttered, "so old to me; so strange to him, so familiar to me; so melancholy to both of us!...”
Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

Charles Dickens
“She had curiously thoughtful and attentive eyes; eyes that were very pretty and very good.”
Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

Charles Dickens
“The secret was such an old one now, had so grown into me and become a part of myself, that I could not tear it away.”
Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

Charles Dickens
“Dios sabe que nunca hemos de avergonzarnos de nuestras lágrimas, porque son la lluvia que limpia el cegador polvo de la tierra que recubre nuestros corazones endurecidos.”
Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Every great soul was inspired by another great soul.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Eileen Granfors
“pencils racing across paper, a sound I like." Marisol”
Eileen Granfors, Some Rivers End on the Day of the Dead

Charles Dickens
“I should not have minded that, if they would only have left me alone. But they wouldn't leave me alone. They seemed to think the opportunity lost, if they failed to point the conversation at me, every now and then, and stick the point into me.”
Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens
“Mrs. Pocket was at home, and was in a little difficulty, on account of the baby's having been accommodated with a needle case to keep him quiet during the unaccountable absence (with a relative in the Foot Guards) of Millers. And more needles were missing than it could be regarded as quite wholesome for a patient of such tender years either to apply externally or to take as a tonic.”
Charles Dickens

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Every individual must be given the opportunity to unearth his/her highest potential.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Charles Dickens
“Here my sister, after a fit of clappings and screamings, beat her hands upon her bosom and upon her knees, and threw her cap off, and pulled her hair down - which were the last stages on her road to frenzy. Being by this time a perfect fury and a complete success, she made a dash to the door”
Charles Dickens

“If you expect to reach the goal of perfection, never look at the cup as being half empty, see it as being half full.”
Barbara Hart

Lailah Gifty Akita
“I never knew the extent of God’s greatness until I hang on to His glorious hope.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Embrace the possibility of a fulfilled dream.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Encouragement is celestial expressions.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Lailah Gifty Akita
“By the power of the Holy Spirit, we can do what needs to be done.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Lailah Gifty Akita
“What needs to be done must be done. With grace, it will be done.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Lailah Gifty Akita
“We can achieve our goals either by human effort or by the power of God. The dependence on God’s power is the best choice.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Dare to dream.
Dare to reach beyond the stars.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Lailah Gifty Akita
“It does not matter how long it takes to reach the goal. With persistent focus, commitment and enthusiasm, you will make it a reality.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Lailah Gifty Akita
“I take pleasure in an excellent work done.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Lailah Gifty Akita
“As far as I can go, I will reach for it.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Lailah Gifty Akita
“You ought to dare impossible things. These will be possible by ceaseless reliance on a higher power.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Enthusiastic work is daring spirit.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Lailah Gifty Akita
“I desire knowledge and wisdom.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Charles Dickens
“Would it be weakness to return my love?”
Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

Charles Dickens
“I knew not how to answer, or how to comfort her. That she had done a grievous thing in taking an impressionable child to mould into the form that her wild resentment, spurned affection, and wounded pride, found vengeance in, I knew full well. But that, in shutting out the light of day, she had shut out infinitely more; that, in seclusion, she had secluded herself from a thousand natural and healing influences; that, her mind, brooding solitary, had grown diseased, as all minds do and must and will that reverse the appointed order of their Maker; I knew equally well.”
Charles Dickens

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