Les Misérables Quotes

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  • Inspector Javert:
    Unless you learn the meaning of the law.
    ‐ Submitted by L Richard A (20 months ago)

  • Marius:
    Life without Cosette means nothing.
    ‐ Submitted by L Richard A (20 months ago)

  • Javert:
    24601!
    ‐ Submitted by Jake H (24 months ago)

  • Enjolras:
    I am agog! I am aghast! Is Marius in love at last? I've never heard him I've never heard him 'ooh' and 'aah!'
    ‐ Submitted by Jenna L (2 years ago)

  • Eponine:
    Hey there Monsieur what's new with you? Plotting to overthrow the state? You still pretending to be poor? Come on, I know your grandpa's rich!
    Marius:
    Won't take a franc that I've not earned. All of those bridges have been burned.
    Eponine:
    I like the way you talk Monsieur!
    Marius:
    I like the way you always tease!
    Eponine:
    Little he knows. Little he sees.
    ‐ Submitted by Jenna L (2 years ago)

  • Eponine:
    Cosette. Now I remember. Cosette. How can it be? We children together. Look what's become of me!
    ‐ Submitted by Jenna L (2 years ago)

  • Enjolras:
    Let others rise to take our place, until the earth is free!
    ‐ Submitted by Typhon Q (2 years ago)

  • Army Officer:
    You at the barricades, listen to this! The people of Paris sleep in their beds! You have no chance, no chance at all! Why throw your lives away?
    ‐ Submitted by Typhon Q (2 years ago)

  • Eponine:
    Don't you fret, Monsieur Marius. I don't feel any pain. A little fall of rain can hardly hurt me now. You're here. That's all I need to know. And you will keep me safe, and you will keep me close, and rain will make the flowers grow.
    Marius:
    But you will live, 'Ponine, dear God above. I could heal your wounds with words of love.
    Eponine:
    Just hold me now, and let it be. Shelter me, comfort me.
    ‐ Submitted by Jenna L (2 years ago)

  • Eponine:
    I love him, but every day I'm learning. All my life, I've only been pretending. Without me, his world will go on turning--a world that's full of happiness that I have never known.
    ‐ Submitted by Jenna L (2 years ago)

  • Cosette:
    What's the matter with you Cosette? Have you been too much on your own?
    ‐ Submitted by Jenna L (2 years ago)

  • Bishop:
    May the Lord bless the food we eat today. Bless our dear sister and our honoured guest. Please, eat. Where are you travelling to my brother?
    Jean Valjean:
    Pontarlier.
    Bishop:
    Is that where your family is?
    Jean Valjean:
    No. The destination is compulsory. That is more the law sends me. I have no home.
    Bishop:
    Then let this be your home, for as long as you need it.
    ‐ Submitted by Jean R (2 years ago)

  • Javert:
    I am reaching, but I fall. And the stars are black and cold. As I stare into the void, of a world that can not hold. I'll escape now from that world, from a world of Jean Valjean. There is nowhere I can turn, there is no way to go on!
    ‐ Submitted by Woods F (2 years ago)

  • Inspector Javert:
    Now prisonor 24601, your time is up and your parole's begun!
    ‐ Submitted by Jamie P (2 years ago)

  • Courtfeyrac:
    Are you alright?
    Gavroche:
    That was my sister.
    ‐ Submitted by Javier T (2 years ago)

  • Jean Valjean:
    To love another person is to see the face of God.
    ‐ Submitted by Rona K (2 years ago)

  • Gavroche:
    General Lamarque is dead!
    ‐ Submitted by Simon D (2 years ago)

  • Fantine:
    Give that letter to me it is none of your business. With a husband at home and a bit on a side. Is there anyone here who can swear before God, she has nothing to fear? She has nothing to hide?
    ‐ Submitted by YunHong C (2 years ago)

  • Gavroche:
    How do you do, my names Gavroche. These are my people, here's my patch. Not much to look at, nothing posh. Nothing that you'd call up to scratch. This is my school, my high society, here in the slums of Saint Michele. We live on crumbs of humble piety, tough on the teeth, but what the hell! Think you're poor? Think you're free? Follow me. Follow me!
    ‐ Submitted by Steven F (2 years ago)

  • Marius:
    Oh my friends, my friends, don't ask me, what your sacrifice was for. Empty chairs at empty tables, where my friends will sing no more.
    ‐ Submitted by Steven F (2 years ago)

  • Fantine:
    Come to me, Cosette, the light is fading, don't you see, the evening star appearing...
    ‐ Submitted by Angela T (2 years ago)

  • Gavroche:
    Do you hear the people sing?
    ‐ Submitted by Siddharth K (2 years ago)

  • Inspector Javert:
    A man like you can never change.
    ‐ Submitted by Siddharth K (2 years ago)

  • Thénardier:
    Everybody raise a glass!
    ‐ Submitted by Siddharth K (2 years ago)

  • Thernardier:
    Let's not haggle for darling Colette!
    Madame Thenardier:
    Cosette!
    Thernardier:
    Cosette.
    ‐ Submitted by Ken C (2 years ago)

  • Cosette:
    Every day You walk with stronger step You walk with longer step The worst is over
    Marius:
    Every day I wonder every day Who was it brought me here From the barricade?
    ‐ Submitted by Ken C (2 years ago)

  • Enjolras:
    It is time for us all To decide who we are... Do we fight for the right To a night at the opera now? Have you asked of yourselves What's the price you might pay? Is it simply a game For rich young boys to play? The color of the world Is changing Day by day... Red - the blood of angry men! Black - the dark of ages past! Red - a world about to dawn! Black - the night that ends at last!
    ‐ Submitted by Ken C (2 years ago)

  • Enjolras:
    Marius, you're late.
    Joly:
    What's wrong today? You look as if you've seen a ghost.
    Grantaire:
    Some wine and say what's going on!
    Marius:
    A ghost you say... a ghost maybe She was just like a ghost to me One minute there, and she was gone!
    ‐ Submitted by Ken C (2 years ago)

  • Enjolras:
    Marius, you're late.
    ‐ Submitted by Ken C (2 years ago)

  • Inspector Javert:
    You know nothing of Javert! I was born inside a jail! I was born with scum like you, I am from the gutter, too!
    ‐ Submitted by Typhon Q (2 years ago)

  • Inspector Javert:
    Valjean, at last, we see each other plain...M'sieur le Mayor,' you'll wear a different chain...
    ‐ Submitted by Aaron J (2 years ago)

  • Eponine:
    Why regret what could not be?
    ‐ Submitted by Jenna L (2 years ago)

  • Eponine:
    Every word that he says is a dagger in me! In my life, there's been no one like him anywhere. Anywhere, where he is. If he asked, I'd be his.
    ‐ Submitted by Jenna L (2 years ago)

  • Bishop:
    He speaks the truth.
    ‐ Submitted by Kevin M (2 years ago)

  • Marius:
    [about Cosette] Eponine, find her for me!
    Eponine:
    What will you give me?
    Marius:
    Anything!
    Eponine:
    Got you all excited now, but God knows what you see in her! Aren't you all delighted now?
    Marius:
    [Marius offers her money]
    Eponine:
    No, I don't want your money, sir.
    ‐ Submitted by Ken C (2 years ago)

  • Marius:
    In my life, there is someone who touches my life. Waiting near...
    Eponine:
    Waiting here...
    ‐ Submitted by Ken C (2 years ago)

  • Javert:
    I am reaching, but I fall And the stars are black and cold As I stare into the void Of a world that cannot hold I'll escape now from the world From the world of Jean Valjean. There is nowhere I can turn There is no way to go on...
    ‐ Submitted by Kiran R (2 years ago)

  • Eponine:
    He was never mine to lose.
    ‐ Submitted by Erin L (2 years ago)

  • Marius:
    Empty chairs at empty tables.
    ‐ Submitted by Oliver G (2 years ago)

  • Javert:
    Five years for what you did! The rest because you tried to escape... yes prisoner 24601!
    Jean Valjean:
    My name is Jean Valjean!
    Javert:
    And I'm Javert! Do not forget my name! Do not forget me... 24601.
    ‐ Submitted by Siddharth K (2 years ago)

  • Eponine:
    One more day all on my own. One more day with him not caring.
    ‐ Submitted by Sally T (2 years ago)

  • Marius:
    There's a grief that can't be spoken. There's a pain goes on and on. Empty chairs at empty tables... now my friends are dead and gone.
    ‐ Submitted by Sally T (2 years ago)

  • Javert:
    Stars in your multitudes, scarce to be counted, filling the darkness with order and light. You are the sentinels, silent and sure, keeping watch in the night.
    ‐ Submitted by Sally T (2 years ago)

  • Eponine:
    Every word that he says is a dagger in me.
    ‐ Submitted by Sally T (2 years ago)

  • Marius:
    Here they talked of revolution, here it was they lit the flame. Here they sang about tomorrow, and tomorrow never came.
    ‐ Submitted by Vivian Z (2 years ago)

  • Gavroche's Urchin:
    The thing about equality is... everyone is equal when they are dead.
    ‐ Submitted by Suzanne D (2 years ago)

  • Jean Valjean:
    What have I done? Sweet Jesus, what have I done? Become a thief in the night, Become a dog on the run.
    ‐ Submitted by Dana H (2 years ago)

  • Marius:
    A heart full of love.
    ‐ Submitted by Dana H (2 years ago)

  • Bishop:
    Remember this my brother, see in this a higher plan, you must use this precious silver to become an honest man.
    ‐ Submitted by Ralph B (2 years ago)

  • Enjolras:
    The blood of the martyrs will water the meadows of France.
    ‐ Submitted by Ralph B (2 years ago)

  • Thénardier:
    The power of a glance has been so much abused in love stories, that it has come to be disbelieved in. Few people dare now to say that two beings have fallen in love because they have looked at each other. Yet it is in this way that love begins, and in this way only.
    ‐ Submitted by Gina O (2 years ago)

  • Eponine:
    Without him. The world around me changes. The trees are bare and everywhere. The streets are full of strangers
    ‐ Submitted by Aimeric D (2 years ago)

  • Jean Valjean:
    Jean Valjean is nothing now! Another story must begin!
    ‐ Submitted by Sam S (2 years ago)

  • Marius:
    Here they talked of revolution. Here it was they lit the flame. Here they sang about 'tomorrow' And tomorrow never came.
    ‐ Submitted by Kenneth H (2 years ago)

  • Enjolras:
    Let others rise to take our place, until the Earth is free!
    ‐ Submitted by Kenneth H (2 years ago)

  • Eponine:
    A little fall of rain can hardly hurt me now.
    ‐ Submitted by Emily M (2 years ago)

  • Jean Valjean:
    To love another person is to see the face of God.
    ‐ Submitted by Carol G (2 years ago)

  • Jean Valjean:
    Bring him home. He's like the son I might have known.
    ‐ Submitted by Carl O (2 years ago)

  • Feuilly:
    Drink with me....
    ‐ Submitted by Jon J (2 years ago)

  • Inspector Javert:
    One day more to revolution, we will nip it in the bud! We'll be ready for these schoolboys; they will wet themselves with blood!
    ‐ Submitted by Typhon Q (2 years ago)

  • Inspector Javert:
    My name is Javert! Do not forget my name!
    ‐ Submitted by Derrick K (2 years ago)

  • Jean Valjean:
    To love another person is to see the face of God.
    ‐ Submitted by James B (2 years ago)

  • Thernardier:
    Everybody raise a glass!
    Madame Thenardier:
    Raise it up the master arse!
    ‐ Submitted by Carlos Y (2 years ago)

  • Marius:
    Who is that girl?
    Eponine:
    Cosette.
    ‐ Submitted by Tyler L (2 years ago)

  • Fantine:
    Come with me where chains will never bind you. All your grief, at last, at last behind you.
    ‐ Submitted by Tara A (2 years ago)

  • Eponine:
    On my own, pretending he's beside me. All alone, I walk with him 'till morning.
    ‐ Submitted by Tara A (2 years ago)

  • Jean Valjean:
    Tomorrow we'll discover what our God in heaven has in store, one more dawn, one more day, one day more!
    ‐ Submitted by Jane C (2 years ago)

  • Jean Valjean:
    To love another person is to see the face of god.
    ‐ Submitted by Carol S (2 years ago)

  • Jean Valjean:
    God on high, hear my prayer. In my need, you have always been there.
    ‐ Submitted by Derek C (2 years ago)

  • Thernardier:
    Everybody raise a glass!
    Madame Thenardier:
    Raise it up the master's ass!
    ‐ Submitted by Kevin W (2 years ago)

  • Inspector Javert:
    One more day 'til revolution we will nip it in the bud. We'll be ready for these school boys, they will wet themselves with blood.
    ‐ Submitted by Kevin W (2 years ago)

  • Marius:
    Empty Chair at Empty Tables, where my friends will meet no more.
    ‐ Submitted by Eli C (2 years ago)

  • Enjolras:
    Can you hear the people sing? Singing the song of angry men; it is the music of the people who will not be slaves again!
    ‐ Submitted by Eli C (2 years ago)

  • Fantine:
    I dreamed a dream in time gone by... when hope was high, and life worth living...
    ‐ Submitted by Typhon Q (2 years ago)

  • Inspector Javert:
    Do not forget my name.
    ‐ Submitted by KevBot O (2 years ago)

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