- "I have loved you all my life!"
- After David flees to Aunt Betsey Trotwood's home, Mr. Murdstone and his sister come to take him back, and when Betsey stands in their way they warn him of his 'bad character'. Betsey asks Mr. Dick his opinion, and when he recommends David be fitted for a new set of clothes directly Betsey tells the Murdstones "I'll take my chances with the boy."
- The scene where David gets home from his trans-continental vacation of perpetual depression and meets up with his old buddy Traddles.
- Barkis and Peggotty's romance; both of very simple, earthly characters but they have one of the most enduring partnerships in the play.
Heartwarming / David Copperfield