Miserables Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 71 Miserables Quotes

#1. Hypocrisy is your religion, and
Falsehood is your life, and
Nothingness is your ending; why,
Then, are you living? Is not
Death the sole comfort of the
Miserables? - Author: Kahlil Gibran
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#2. That's the hopefulness of Les Miserables some cynics have ignored, the idea that the individual can rise above the cultural darkness and make a difference. - Author: Bob Welch
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#3. Fex urbis, lex orbis" (The dregs of the city, the law of the earth), from Les Miserables, attributed to St. Jerome - Author: Victor Hugo
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#4. My reading and drawing drew me away from the ordinary interests, and I lived a great deal in the world of imagination, feeding upon any book that fell into my hands. When I had got hold of a really thick book like Hugo's 'Les Miserables,' I was happy and would go off into a corner to devour it. - Author: Jacob Epstein
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#5. A doctor's door should never be closed, a priest's door should always be open. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#6. What greater flood can there be than the flood of ideas? How quickly they submerge all that they set out to destroy, how rapidly do they create terrifying depths? - Author: Victor Hugo
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#7. There is always a patch of blue sky to lovers, although the rest of the world may see nothing but their umbrellas. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#8. There's something about uninterrupted singing that just doesn't work for me, because at some point, I need my characters to talk. Without meaning to offend anyone, a musical like 'Les Miserables' would be the last thing I'd ever be interested in. - Author: Pedro Almodovar
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#9. I just wanted to see every single musical I could. The very first one I saw was 'Beauty and the Beast,' the only one I could get tickets for, and then 'Les Miserables' and then 'Chicago.' - Author: America Ferrera
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#10. France is great because she is France. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#11. The bureau is closed, said Gavroche. I'm receiving no more complaints. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#12. 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. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#13. These two beings, who had loved each other so exclusively, and with so touching a love, and who had lived so long for each other, were now suffering beside one another and through one another; without speaking of it, without harsh feeling, and smiling all the while. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#14. There is a way of avoiding a person which resembles a search. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#15. To commit the least possible sin is the law for man. To live without sin is the dream of an angel. Everything terrestrial is subject to sin. Sin is a gravitation. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#16. A little girl without a doll is almost as unhappy, and quite as impossible, as a woman without children. from chapter VIII of Les Miserables - Author: Victor Hugo
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#17. I'm doing 'Les Miserables,' the movie. I've done a lot of musicals and a lot of movies, and I know there are not a lot of people in Hollywood who have been down those two paths so I've been like, 'Come on, let's do a movie/musical.' - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#18. I can't comprehend that I'm in the film of 'Les Miserables.' It's one of those dreams I thought would be unattainable for someone like me, who came from nowhere. - Author: Samantha Barks
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#19. The scaffold is the accomplice of the executioner; it devours, it eats flesh, it drinks blood; the scaffold is a sort of monster fabricated by the judge and the carpenter, a spectre which seems to live with a horrible vitality composed of all the death which it has inflicted. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#20. A shadow is hard to seize by the throat and dash to the ground. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#21. The night was serene. Not a cloud was in the zenith. What mattered is that the earth was red, the moon retained her whiteness. Such is the indifference of heaven. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#22. Javert, though hideous, was not ignoble. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#23. I didn't know I could sing until I auditioned for 'Les Miserables.' My friend was auditioning, and I wanted to audition too. - Author: Lea Michele
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#24. There is a point, moreover, at which the unfortunate and the infamous are associated and confounded in a single word, Les Miserables; whose fault is it? And then, is it not when the fall is lowest that charity ought to be greatest? - Author: Victor Hugo
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#25. Ah! There you are! he exclaimed, looking at Jean Valjean. I'm so glad to see you. Well, but how is this? I gave you the candlesticks too, which are of silver like the rest, and for which you can certainly get two hundred francs. Why did you not carry them away with your forks and spoons? - Author: Victor Hugo
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#26. [He] had to submit to the fate of every newcomer in a small town, where many tongues talk but few heads think. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#27. I started off when I was seven years old doing musicals. I was in 'Les Miserables' and 'The Sound of Music,' and my mum's an actress. My parents divorced when I was young, and when she couldn't find a babysitter, I was in the wings, sleeping. - Author: Alicia Vikander
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#28. Sure, 'Les Miserables' can be melodramatic. And seeing the musical instead of reading the novel will save you some time and spare you the long part where Hugo goes on and on about the Parisian sewer system. But I would hate for the novel to lose that. - Author: Garth Risk Hallberg
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#29. When I was a 7-year-old girl, in my bedroom, on my karaoke machine, I would sing 'On My Own' or do a one-woman version of 'Les Miserables.' - Author: Samantha Barks
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#30. People weighed down with troubles do not look back; they know only too well that misfortune stalks them. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#31. And do you know Monsieur Marius? I believe I was a little in love with you. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#32. The poor priest went to his poor mountaineers with empty hands, and he returns from them with his hands full. I set out bearing only my faith in God; I have brought back the treasure of a cathedral. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#33. There comes an hour when protest no longer suffices; after philosophy there must be action; the strong hand finishes what the idea has sketched. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#34. To learn to read is to light a fire - Author: Victor Hugo
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#35. When you shall have learned to know, and to love, you will still suffer. The day is born in tears. The luminous weep, if only over those in darkness. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#36. Marius and Cosette were in the dark in regard to each other. They did not speak, they did not bow, they were not acquainted; they saw each other; and, like the stars in the sky separated by millions of leagues, they lived by gazing upon each other. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#37. In college, I was a huge fan of 'Les Miserables.' I seem to remember that people who were into French literature preferred Hugo's poetry. - Author: Garth Risk Hallberg
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#38. As with stomachs, we should pity minds that do not eat. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#39. I listened to John Denver and Simon & Garfunkel. Edith Piaf was a huge favourite. Then I discovered musicals - I loved 'Les Miserables' - and, at about 14, I started listening to David Gray. - Author: Gin Wigmore
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#40. So long as ignorance and poverty exist on earth, books of the nature of Les Miserables cannot fail to be of use. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#41. Before him he saw two roads, both equally straight; but he did see two; and that terrified him
he who had never in his life known anything but one straight line. And, bitter anguish, these two roads were contradictory. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#42. Les Miserables is one of my favorite stories. - Author: Larry King
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#43. Every year I go to Broadway to see a musical - I like the music. I saw 'Mamma Mia;' I saw 'Les Miserables;' I saw 'Phantom of the Opera' like six, seven times. - Author: Rafael Nadal
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#44. There is a point when the unfortunate and the infamous are associated and confused in a word, a mortal word, les miserables - Author: Victor Hugo
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#45. A cannonball travels only two thousand miles an hour; light travels two hundred thousand miles a second. Such is the superiority of Jesus Christ over Napoleon. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#46. When I was little, I saw the play 'Les Miserables' on Broadway, I thought it was the most amazing thing I have ever seen. - Author: Ashley Tisdale
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#47. A people, like stars, are entitled to eclipse. All is well, provided the light returns and the eclipse does not become endless night. Dawn and resurrection are synonymous. The reappearance of the light is the same as the survival of the soul. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#48. Yes, the brutalities of progress are called revolutions. When they are over, this is recognised: that the human race has been harshly treated, but that it has advanced. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#49. Say, you told me you thought Les Miserables was the greatest novel ever written. I think Vanity Fair is the greatest. Let's fight. - Joe Willard - Author: Maud Hart Lovelace
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#50. My first trip abroad was to do a TV version of 'Les Miserables' in France with Anthony Perkins. There I was at 12 acting with the guy from 'Psycho.' My parents were teachers, and it was hard for them to relate to that world. - Author: Dexter Fletcher
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#51. It's fantastic to see 'Les Miserables' become the top-grossing film at the U.K. box office. - Author: Eric Fellner
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#52. As he spoke all tongues, he entered into all hearts. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#53. Nobody loves the light like the blind man. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#54. Make thought a whirlwind. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#55. Joy is the reflex of terror. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#56. This sounds geeky, but when I run, I like to listen to musicals like 'Les Miserables.' The soundtracks are 75 minutes or longer, and I keep going until the story ends, so it feels like a good workout. - Author: Lindy Booth
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#57. During one performance of 'Les Miserables,' the barricade didn't leave the stage, so we had to actually end up finishing the second act with the barricades on the stage, which was very strange ... doing the love scene on the barricade. - Author: Josh Young
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#58. Take an eye for an eye, turn your heart into stone, this all I have lived for, this all I have known. - Author: Les Miserables
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#59. A breath of Paris preserves the soul. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#60. I'd like a drink. I desire to forget life. Life is a hideous invention by somebody I don't know. It doesn't last, and it's good for nothing. You break your neck simply living. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#61. Anne Hathaway, you gave a stunning performance in "Les Miserables." I have not seen someone so totally alone and abandoned like that, since you were onstage with James Franco at the Oscars. - Author: Tina Fey
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#62. You are never fully dressed until you put on a smile! - Author: Les Miserables
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#63. The most beautiful of altars, he said, is the soul of an unhappy creature consoled and thankfing God. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#64. There is a point at which the unfortunate and the infamous are associated and confounded in a single word, a fatal word, Les Miserables. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#65. Let no one misunderstand our idea; we do not confound what are called 'political opinions' with that grand aspiration after progress with that sublime patriotic, democratic, and human faith, which, in our days, should be the very foundation of all generous intelligence. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#66. He was fond of books, for they are cool and sure friends - Author: Victor Hugo
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#67. Morality is truth in full bloom. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#68. The last thing the theatre owners wanted was for people who spent $200 to see 'Les Miserables' to come out again and see the real miserable children of America, right there on the sidewalk. - Author: Jonathan Kozol
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#69. Table talk and Lovers' talk equally elude the grasp; Lovers' Talk is clouds, Table Talk is smoke.
Les Miserables - Author: Victor Hugo
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#70. Supreme resources spring from extreme resolutions.
Les Miserables, page 674 - Author: Victor Hugo
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#71. To love your neighbors is to see the face of God.
- Les Miserables - Author: Victor Hugo
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