Gaston Leroux Quotes
Gaston Louis Alfred Leroux (6 May 1868 – 15 April 1927) was a French journalist and author of detective fiction.
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Tonight I gave you my soul, and I am dead." - Christine, from Gaston Leroux's: The Phantom of the Opera.
They played at hearts as other children might play at ball; only, as it was really their two hearts that they flung to and fro, they had to be very, very handy to catch them, each time, without hurting them.
Are people so unhappy when they love?" "Yes, Christine, when they love and are not sure of being loved.
If I am the phantom, it is because man's hatred has made me so. If I am to be saved it is because your love redeems me.
I say, `Woe to them that have a nose, a real nose,and come to look round the torture-chamber! Aha, aha, aha!
You must know that I am made of death, from head to foot, and it is a corpse who loves you and adores you and will never, never leave you!
A ghost who, on the same evening, carries off an opera-singer and steals twenty-thousand francs is a ghost who must have his hands very full!
Erik: Are you very tired? Christine: Oh, tonight I gave you my soul, and I am dead. Erik: Your soul is a beautiful thing, child. No emperor received so fair a gift. The angels wept to-night.
Everybody knows that orthopedic science provides beautiful false noses for people who have lost their noses naturally or as a result of an operation.
He stared dully at the desolate, cold road and the pale, dead night. Nothing was colder or more dead than his heart. He had loved an angel and now he despised a woman.