Les Miserables Movie Quotes

# “…books are cold but sure friends.”
– from “Les Miserables”, by Victor Hugo, Fantine, Book 5, Chapter 3

# “There are thoughts which are like prayers. There are moments when, whatever the posture of the body, the soul is on it’s knees.”
– from “Les Miserables”, by Victor Hugo, Marius, Book 5, Chapter 4 (Part of Marius’ letter to Cosette)

# “O Spring! You are the letter I write to her.”
– from “Les Miserables”, by Victor Hugo, Marius, Book 5, Chapter 4 (Part of Marius’ letter to Cosette)

# “You look at a star for two reasons, because it is luminous, and because it is impenetrable. You have at your side a softer radiance and a greater mystery, woman.”
– from “Les Miserables”, by Victor Hugo, Marius, Book 5, Chapter 4 (Part of Marius’ letter to Cosette)

# “Does she still come to the Luxembourg?” “No, sir.” “This is the church where she attends mass, is it not?” “She no longer comes here.” “Does she still live in this house?” “She has moved away.” “Where has she gone to dwell?” “She did not say.” What a melancholy thing not to know the address of one’s soul!”
– from “Les Miserables”, by Victor Hugo, Marius, Book 5, Chapter 4 (Part of Marius’ letter to Cosette)

# “A compliment is something like a kiss though a veil.”
– from “Les Miserables”, by Victor Hugo, Saint Denis, Book 8, Chapter 1

# “It is on December nights, with the thermometer at zero, that we most think of the sun.”
– from “Les Miserables”, by Victor Hugo, Saint Denis, Book 8, Chapter 7

# “Everything being a carnival, there is no carnival left.”
– from “Les Miserables”, by Victor Hugo, Jean Valjean, Book 6, Chapter 1

# “Upon the threshold of wedding nights stands an angel smiling, his finger on his lips.”
– from “Les Miserables”, by Victor Hugo, Jean Valjean, Book 6, Chapter 2

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