Les Miserables Quotes

A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil

Sunday, February 14th, 2010
veiled window

Physical fulfillment makes its presence known, while still remaining hidden. The heart draws back from this fulfillment in order to love more. Marius’s wooing, pervaded as it was with fantasy, was, so to speak, ethereal. The birds when…

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How does it happen that birds sing, that snow melts, that the rose unfolds, that the dawn whitens behind the stark shapes of trees on the quivering summit of the hill? A kiss, and all was said.

Thursday, January 14th, 2010
white rosebud

Both were trembling. They looked at each other with eyes shining in the dusk, unconscious of the cool of the night, the chill of the stone bench, the dampness of the earth, the dew on the grass; they looked at each other, their…

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