20+ Best Great Expectations Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Great Expectations is the thirteenth novel by Charles Dickens and his penultimate completed novel, which depicts the education of an orphan nicknamed Pip. It is Dickens’s second novel, after David Copperfield, to be fully narrated in the first person. Profoundly inspirational great expectations quotes quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

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Famous Great Expectations Quotes

My sister’s bringing up had made me sensitive

I have been bent and broken, but  I hope  into a better shape Charles Dickens

So fur as I could find, there warn’t a soul that see young Abel Magwitch, with us little on him as in him, but wot caught fright at him, and either drove him off, or took him up

Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die Buddha

You should know I am what you have made me

You want to be great, work to be great Nothing just happens J. J. Watt

I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be

Silence is a source of great strength Lao Tzu

The unqualified truth is, that when I loved Estella with the love of a man, I loved her simply because I found her irresistible

Any great change must expect opposition, because it shakes the very foundation of privilege Lucretia Mott

I’ll tell you what real love is. It is blind devotion, unquestioning self humiliation, utter submission, trust and belief against yourself and against the whole world Miss Havisham

But I loved Joe perhaps for no better reason than because the dear fellow let me love him

Think of what He can do, and how He delights to hear the prayers of His redeemed people. Think of your place and privilege in Christ, and expect great things! Andrew Murray

Love her, love her, love her! If she favors you, love her If she wounds you, love her

Art, especially the stage, is an area where it is impossible to walk without stumbling There are in store for you many unsuccessful days and whole unsuccessful seasons: there will be great misunderstandings and deep disappointments you must be prepared for all this, expect it and nevertheless, stubbornly, fanatically follow your own way Anton Chekhov

I, being at my grimiest and commonest, should lift up my eyes and see Estella looking in at one of the wooden windows of the forge I was haunted by the fear that she would  exult over me and despise me

Be brave enough to live the life of your dreams according to your vision and and purpose instead of the expectations and opinions of others Roy Bennett