"A demd, damp, moist, unpleasant body!"
"My life is one demd horrid grind."
"Did it ever strike you on such a morning as this that drowning would be happiness and peace?"
"I am a lone lorn creetur and everythink goes contrairy with me."
"Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought and six, result misery."
" I never will desert Mr. Micawber."
"Accidents will occur in the best regulated families."
"Papa, potatoes, poultry, prunes and prism, all very good words for the lips,—especially prunes and prism."
"Whatever was required to be done, the Circumlocution Office was beforehand with all the public departments in the art of perceiving"
" Secret and self-contained and solitary as an oyster."
"In came Mrs. Fezziwig, one vast substantial smile."
"Barkis is willin’."
"The wictim of connubiality."
"He had used the word in a Pickwickian sense."
"He has gone to the demnition bow-wows."
" He’s tough, ma’am,tough is J. B.; tough and devilish sly."
"When found, make a note of."
"The bearings of this observation lays in the application on it."
"Oh, Sairey, Sairey, little do we know what lays before us!"
"Any man may be in good spirits and good temper when he’s well dressed. There ain’t much credit in that."
"Not to put too fine a point upon it."
"Minds, like bodies, will often fall into a pimpled, ill-conditioned state from mere excess of comfort."
"Reflect on your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some."
"Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature."
"Train up a fig tree in the way it should go, and when you are old sit under the shade of it."
"With affection beaming out of one eye, and calculation shining out of the other."
"It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to, than I have ever known."
"We need never be ashamed of our tears."
"Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pound ought and six, result misery."