Pip – “I was always treated as if I had insisted on being born in opposition to the dictates of reason, religion, and morality, and against the arguments of my best friends.” 4

Pip – “We were equals afterwards, as we had been before; but, afterwards at quiet times when I sat looking at Joe and thinking about him, I had a new sensation of feeling conscious that I was looking up to Joe in my heart.” 7

Pip – “In the little world in which children have their existence, whosoever brings them up, there is nothing so finely perceived and so finely felt, as injustice.” 8

Joe – “If you can’t get to be o’ncommon through going straight, you’ll never get to do it through going crooked.” 9

Pip – ” . . . it felt very sorrowful and strange that this first night of my bright fortunes should be the loneliest I had ever known.” 18

Herbert – ” no man who was not a true gentleman at heart, ever was, since the world began, a true gentleman in manner” 22

Estella – “‘So,’ said Estella, ‘I must be taken as I have been made. The success is not mine, the failure is not mine, but the two together make me.” 38

Mr Jaggers – “And the communication I have got to make is, that he has great expectations.” 18


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