The best Oliver Twist quotes

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Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

Oliver Twist quotes

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There was the little church, in the morning, with the green leaves fluttering at the windows: the birds singing without: filling the homely building with its fragrance.

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We need be careful how we deal with those about us, when every death carries to some small circle of survivors, thoughts of so much omitted, and so little done.

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Dignity, and even holiness too, sometimes, are more questions of coat and waistcoat than some people imagine.

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I confess I have yet to learn that a lesson of the purest good may not be drawn from the vilest evil.

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Although Oliver had been brought up by philosophers, he was not theoretically acquainted with the beautiful axiom that self-preservation is the first law of nature.

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Upon this, the parish authorities magnanimously and humanely resolved, that Oliver should be farmed.

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To do a great right, you may do a little wrong; and you may take any means which the end to be attained will justify.

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There is no remorse so deep as that which is unavailing; if we would be spared its tortures, let us remember this, in time.

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I only know two sorts of boys. Mealy boys, and beef-faced boys.

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