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Top 10 Ebenezer Scrooge Quotes 2019

Top 10 Ebenezer Scrooge Quotes 2019




1. If they would rather die, they had better do it, and decrease the surplus population.
— Ebenezer Scrooge,

2. There's another fellow, my clerk, with fifteen shillings a week, and a wife and family, talking about a merry Christmas. I'll retire to Bedlam.
— Ebenezer Scrooge,

3. I don't know what day of the month it is! I don't know how long I've been among the Spirits. I don't know anything. I'm quite a baby. Never mind. I don't care. I'd rather be a baby. Hallo! Whoop! Hallo here!
— Ebenezer Scrooge

4. How shall I ever understand this world? There is nothing on which it is so hard as poverty, and yet, there is nothing it condemns with such severity as the pursuit of wealth.
— Ebenezer Scrooge (Albert Finney),

5. You are about to show me shadows of the things that have not happened, but will happen in the time before us. Is that so, Spirit?
— Ebenezer Scrooge

6. I wish to be left alone,” said Scrooge. “Since you ask me what I wish, gentlemen, that is my answer. I don’t make merry myself at Christmas, and I can’t afford to make idle people merry. I help to support the establishments I have mentioned—they cost enough: and those who are badly off must go there.
— Ebenezer Scrooge
7. During the whole of this time Scrooge had acted like a man out of his wits. His heart and soul were in the scene, and with his former self. He corroborated everything, remembered everything, enjoyed everything, and underwent the strangest agitation.
— Ebenezer Scrooge

8. His wealth is of no use to him. He don’t do any good with it. . . . I am sorry for him; I couldn’t be angry with him if I tried. Who suffers by his ill whims! Himself, always.
— Ebenezer Scrooge

9. A poor excuse for picking a man’s pocket every twenty-fifth of December!” said Scrooge, buttoning his great-coat to the chin. “But I suppose you must have the whole day. Be here all the earlier next morning.
— Ebenezer Scrooge

10. Darkness is cheap, and Scrooge liked it.
— Ebenezer Scrooge

Few Bonus Lines From Ebenezer Scrooge...


1. He was conscious of a thousand odours floating in the air, each one connected with a thousand thoughts, and hopes, and joys, and cares long, long, forgotten!
— Ebenezer Scrooge

2. You may be an undigested bit of beef, a blot of mustard, a crumb of cheese, a fragment of an underdone potato. There’s more of gravy than of grave about you, whatever you are!
— Ebenezer Scrooge

3. Now, I'll tell you what, my friend. I am not going to stand this sort of thing any longer. And therefore I am about to raise your salary!
— Ebenezer Scrooge

4. Because, a little thing affects them. A slight disorder of the stomach makes them cheats. You may be an undigested bit of beef, a blot of mustard, a crumb of cheese, a fragment of an underdone potato. There's more of gravy than of grave about you, whatever you are!
— Ebenezer Scrooge

5. Spirit,” said Scrooge submissively, “conduct me where you will. I went forth last night on compulsion, and I learnt a lesson which is working now. To-night, if you have aught to teach me, let me profit by it.
— Ebenezer Scrooge

6. Christmas a humbug, uncle!” said Scrooge’s nephew. “You don’t mean that, I am sure?
— Ebenezer Scrooge

7. If they would rather die,” said Scrooge, “they had better do it, and decrease the surplus population.
— Ebenezer Scrooge

8. Because,” said Scrooge, “a little thing affects them. A slight disorder of the stomach makes them cheats. You may be an undigested bit of beef, a blot of mustard, a crumb of cheese, a fragment of an underdone potato. There’s more of gravy than of grave about you, whatever you are!
— Ebenezer Scrooge

9. Come, then,” returned the nephew gaily. “What right have you to be dismal? What reason have you to be morose? You’re rich enough.
— Ebenezer Scrooge

10. I see a vacant seat,” replied the Ghost, “in the poor chimney-corner, and a crutch without an owner, carefully preserved.
— Ebenezer Scrooge

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