The best Quotes from Les Misérables

Les Misérables is a French historical novel by Victor Hugo, first published in 1862, that is considered one of the greatest novels of the 19th century. In the English-speaking world, the novel is usually referred to by its original French title.

The best Quotes from Les Misérables

Do you hear the people sing, singing a song of angry men?
It is the music of a people, who will not be slaves again
When the beating of your heart echoes the beating of the drums
There is a life about to start when tomorrow comes

Musical-QuotesLes Misérables - Das Lied des Volkes
 
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So never kick a dog because he's just a pup
We'll fight like twenty armies and we won't give up
So you'd better run for cover when the pup grows up!

Les Misérables - Das Lied des Volkes, by Gavroche
 
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If I speak, I am condemned
If I stay silent, I am damned

Les Misérables - Die Prüfung (Wer bin ich), by Jean Valjean
 
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At the end of the day you're another day older
And that's all you can say for the life of the poor

Les Misérables - Am Ende vom Tag, by Workers
 
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By the witness of the martyrs
By the Passion and the Blood
God has raised you out of darkness
I have bought your soul for God

Les Misérables - Prolog, by Bishop Myriel
 
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The day begins, and now lets see
What this new world will do for me

Musical-QuotesLes Misérables - Prolog, by Jean Valjean
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Look down, look down, you'll always be a slave
Look down, look down, you're standing in your grave

Musical-QuotesLes Misérables - Prolog
 
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Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.

Sun, Night & Evening, BeginningVictor Hugo in Les Misérables
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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.

Victor Hugo in Les Misérables
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To love another person is to see the face of God.

Victor Hugo in Les Misérables
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Not being heard is no reason for silence.

Victor Hugo in Les Misérables
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Laughter is sunshine, it chases winter from the human face.

Victor Hugo in Les Misérables
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It is nothing to die. It is frightful not to live.

Victor Hugo in Les Misérables
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To love or have loved, that is enough. Ask nothing further. There is no other pearl to be found in the dark folds of life.

Victor Hugo in Les Misérables
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Those who do not weep, do not see.

Victor Hugo in Les Misérables
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You who suffer because you love, love still more. To die of love, is to live by it.

Victor Hugo in Les Misérables
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If I speak, I am condemned.
If I stay silent, I am damned!

Victor Hugo in Les Misérables
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You ask me what forces me to speak? a strange thing; my conscience.

Victor Hugo in Les Misérables
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Life's great happiness is to be convinced we are loved.

Victor Hugo in Les Misérables
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There is nothing like a dream to create the future.

Victor Hugo in Les Misérables
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A garden to walk in and immensity to dream in--what more could he ask? A few flowers at his feet and above him the stars.

Victor Hugo in Les Misérables
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He was fond of books, for they are cool and sure friends.

Victor Hugo in Les Misérables
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He never went out without a book under his arm, and he often came back with two.

Victor Hugo in Les Misérables
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