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Les Misérables Quotes

  • Madame Thenardier: Master of the house, isn't worth my spit. Comforter, philosopher, and lifelong shit


  • Inspector Javert: Unless you learn the meaning of the law...
    Inspector Javert: Unless you learn the meaning of the law.


  • Marius: Life without Cosette means nothing
    Marius: Life without Cosette means nothing.


  • Javert: 24601!


  • 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!'
    Grantaire: 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!'


  • 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.


  • Eponine: Cosette. Now I remember. Cosette. How can it be? We children together. Look what's become of me!


  • Enjolras: Let others rise to take our place, until the Earth is free!
    Enjolras: Let others rise to take our place, until the earth is free!


  • 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?


  • 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...
    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.


  • 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.


  • Cosette: What's the matter with you Cosette? Have you been too much on your own?


  • 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.


  • 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! *Jumps into Siene River, body smacks a dam and water carries him away*
    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!


  • Inspector Javert: Now prisonor 24601, your time is up and your parole's begun!


  • Courtfeyrac: Are you alright?
    Gavroche: That was my sister.


  • Jean Valjean: To love another person is to see the face of God.


  • Gavroche: General Lamarque is dead!


  • 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?


  • 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!


  • 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.


  • Fantine: Come to me, Cosette, the light is fading, don't you see, the evening star appearing...


  • Gavroche: Do you hear the people sing
    Gavroche: Do you hear the people sing?


  • Inspector Javert: A man like you can never change
    Inspector Javert: A man like you can never change.


  • Thénardier: Everybody raise a glass!


  • Thernardier: Let's not haggle for darling Colette!
    Madame Thenardier: (SOFTLY) Cosette!
    Madame Thenardier: Cosette!
    Thernardier: Cosette.


  • 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?


  • 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!


  • 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!


  • Enjolras: Marius, you're late.


  • 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!


  • Inspector Javert: Valjean, at last, we see each other plain...M'sieur le Mayor,' you'll wear a different chain...


  • Eponine: Why regret what could not be?


  • 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.


  • Bishop: He speaks the truth.


  • 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.


  • Marius: In my life, there is someone who touches my life. Waiting near...
    Eponine: Waiting here...


  • 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....
    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...


  • Eponine: He was never mine to lose.


  • Marius: Empty Chairs at Empty Tables
    Marius: Empty chairs at empty tables.


  • Javert: 5 years for what you did! the rest because you tried to escape...yes prisoner 24601!
    Javert: Five years for what you did! The rest because you tried to escape... yes prisoner 24601!
    Javert: Five years for what you did! The rest because you tried to run... yes prisoner 24601!
    Jean Valjean: My name is Jean Valjean!!
    Jean Valjean: My name is Jean Valjean!
    Javert: And I'm Javert! Do not forget my name! Do not forget me...24601
    Javert: And I'm Javert! Do not forget my name! Do not forget me... 24601.


  • Eponine: One more day all on my own. One more day with him not caring.


  • 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.
    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.


  • 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.


  • Eponine: Every word that he says is a dagger in me.


  • Marius: Here they talked of revolution, here it was they lit the flame. Here they sang about tomorrow, and tomorrow never came.


  • Gavroche's Urchin: The thing about equality is...everyone is equal when they are dead.
    Gavroche's Urchin: The thing about equality is... everyone is equal when they are dead.


  • Jean Valjean: What have I done, sweet jesus what have I done, become a thief in the night, become a dog on the run
    Jean Valjean: What have I done? Sweet Jesus, what have I done? Become a thief in the night, Become a dog on the run.


  • Marius: A heart full of love.


  • Bishop: Remember this my brother, see in this a higher plan, you must use this precious silver to become an honest man.


  • Enjolras: The blood of the martyrs will water the meadows of France
    Enjolras: The blood of the martyrs will water the meadows of France.


  • 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.â??
    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.


  • Eponine: "But without him.. The world around me changes... The trees are bare and everywhere the streets are full of strangers."
    Eponine: Without him. The world around me changes. The trees are bare and everywhere. The streets are full of strangers


  • Jean Valjean: Jean Valjean is nothing now! Another story must begin!


  • Marius: Here they talked of revolution Here it was they lit the flame Here they sang about tomorrow And tomorrow never came
    Marius: Here they talked of revolution. Here it was they lit the flame. Here they sang about 'tomorrow' And tomorrow never came.


  • Enjolras: Red, the blood of angry man Black, the dark of ages past Red, a world about to dawn Black, the night that end at last
    Enjolras: Let others rise to take our place, until the Earth is free!
    Enjolras: Let others rise to take our place until the world is FREE


  • Eponine: "A little fall of rain can hardly hurt me now"
    Eponine: A little fall of rain can hardly hurt me now.


  • Jean Valjean: To love another person is to see the face of God.


  • Jean Valjean: Bring Him Home,He's like the son I might have known
    Jean Valjean: Bring him home. He's like the son I might have known.


  • Feuilly: Drink with me....


  • 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!


  • Inspector Javert: My name is Javert! Do not forget my name!
    Thénardier: I'm Javert! Do not forget my name!


  • Jean Valjean: To love another person is to see the face of God.


  • Thernardier: Everybody raise a glass!
    Madame Thenardier: Raise it up the master arse!


  • Fantine: Life has killed the dream I dreamed
    Fantine: Life has killed the dream I dreamed.


  • Marius: Who is that girl?
    Eponine: Cosette.


  • Fantine: Come with me where chains will never bind you. All your grief, at last, at last behind you.


  • Eponine: On my own, pretending he's beside me. All alone, I walk with him 'till morning.


  • Jean Valjean: Tomorrow we'll discover what our God in heaven has in store, one more dawn, one more day, one day more!


  • Jean Valjean: to love another person is to see the face of god
    Jean Valjean: To love another person is to see the face of god.


  • Jean Valjean: God on high, hear my prayer. In my need, you have always been there.


  • Thernardier: Everybody raise a glass!
    Thénardier: Everybody raise a glass!
    Madame Thenardier: Raise it up the master's ass!
    Madame Thenardier: Raise it up the master's arse!


  • 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.


  • Marius: Empty Chair at Empty Tables, where my friends will meet no more.


  • 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!
    Enjolras: Do you hear the people sing? Singing the song of angry men; it is the music of the people who will not be slaves again!


  • Fantine: I dreamed a dream in time gone by... when hope was high, and life worth living...


  • Inspector Javert: Do not forget my name.


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