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Best ‘Phantom Of The Opera’ Quotes 2021

‘The Phantom Of The Opera’ is a gothic novel written by Gaston Leroux that has been adapted into a famous musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber, as well as adapted to films.

The plot is centered on the protagonist of the novel, an opera singer named Christine Daae, who becomes an overnight success after singing at the Palais Garnier Opera House in Paris. This opera house is notoriously known to be haunted by a masked phantom, who is later revealed to be Erik.

The central conflict of the story focuses on the hauntings of the opera by this masked phantom, who falls in love with Christine Daae and seeks to keep her with him. Although the story of ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’ is fictional, it has been reported that parts of the story are inspired by real-life events.

Famous ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’ Quotes

'The Phantom Of The Opera' lines are as eerie as they are heart-wrenching.

Here is a list of some of the most famous quotes from the ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’ including ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’ book quotes.

1. “Little Lotte thought of everything and nothing. Her hair was as golden as the sun’s rays, and her soul as clear and blue as her eyes. She wheedled her mother, was kind to her doll, took great care of her frock and her red shoes and her fiddle, but loved most of all, when she went to sleep, to hear the Angel of Music.”

-Gaston Leroux, ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’.

2. “You will be the happiest of women. And we will sing, all by ourselves, till we swoon away with delight.”

-Gaston Leroux, ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’.

3. “I’m a new man, Giovanni. If you want to imitate me, you’ll have to abandon the mask and get a face like this one.”

-Gaston Leroux, ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’.

4. “Our lives are one masked ball.”

-Gaston Leroux, ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’.

5. “Why do you condemn a man whom you have never met, whom no one knows and about whom even you yourself know nothing?”

-Gaston Leroux, ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’.

6. “Holy angel, in Heaven blessed, my spirit longs with thee to rest.”

-Gaston Leroux, ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’.

7. “Does he love you so much? He would commit murder for me.”

-Gaston Leroux, ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’.

8. “He fills me with horror and I do not hate him. How can I hate him, Raoul? Think of Erik at my feet, in the house on the lake, underground. He accuses himself, he curses himself, he implores my forgiveness!… He confesses his cheat. He loves me!”

-Gaston Leroux, ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’.

9. “I am the little boy who went into the sea to rescue your scarf.”

-Gaston Leroux, ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’.

10. “When a woman has seen me, as you have, she belongs to me. She loves me forever.”

-Gaston Leroux, ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’.

11. “But do you love me? If Erik were good-looking, would you love me, Christine?”

-Gaston Leroux, ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’.

12. “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.”

-Gaston Leroux, ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’.

‘The Phantom Of The Opera’ Love Quotes

Quotes from 'Phantom Of The Opera' are hauntingly beautiful.

These hauntingly beautiful famous ‘Phantom Of The Opera’ quotes will make you fall deeply in love with this novel and its symbolic mask. The show and book are both a true sensation, loved by people all around the world, and many dream of seeing the show on stage. Can you spot quotes from Christine, Raoul, and more key characters here?

13. “You are crying! You are afraid of me! And yet I am not really wicked. Love me and you shall see! All I wanted was to be loved for myself.”

-Gaston Leroux, ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’.

14. “While the old man told this story, Raoul looked at Christine’s blue eyes and golden hair; and Christine thought that Lotte was very lucky to hear the Angel of Music when she went to sleep.”

-Gaston Leroux, ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’.

15. “Know that it is a corpse who loves you and adores you and will never, never leave you!”

-Gaston Leroux, ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’.

16. “Pearls are for tears, Erik. Didn’t you know?”

-Gaston Leroux, ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’.

17. “Don Juan Triumphant is finished; and now I want to live like everybody else. I want to have a wife like everybody else and to take her out on Sundays.”

-Gaston Leroux, ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’.

18. “No one ever sees the Angel; but he is heard by those who are meant to hear him. He often comes when they least expect him, when they are sad and disheartened.”

-Gaston Leroux, ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’.

19. “I am going to die of love… daroga… I am dying of love… That’s how it is… I loved her so! And I love her still… daroga… and I am dying of love for her, I tell you!”

-Gaston Leroux, ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’.

20. “Sometimes, the Angel [of Music] leans over the cradle… and that is how there are little prodigies who play the fiddle at six better than men of fifty, which, you must admit is very wonderful.”

-Gaston Leroux, ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’.

Famous ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’ Quotes From Musicals

Here is a list of some famous quotes from musicals and the musical adaptations of the novel, with original song music and lyrics by composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Charles Hart. Come face to face with quotes from Christine, Erik, Raoul, Carlotta, and more characters here.

data-slot-rendered-dynamic="true">21. “In all your fantasies you always knew that man and mystery were both in you.”

-‘Music Of The Night’, ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’ musical.

22. “Turn your thoughts away from cold, unfeeling light

And listen to the music of the night.”

-‘Music Of The Night’, ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’ musical.

23. “Then say you’ll share with me one love, one lifetime; Let me lead you from your solitude.”

-‘All I Ask Of You’, ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’ musical.

24. “Past the point of no return – no backward glances: the games we’ve played till now are at an end…”

-‘Point Of No Return’, ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’ musical.

25. “My words will warm and calm you. Let me be your freedom.”

-‘All I Ask Of You’, ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’ musical.

26.  “Let the dream begin, let your darker side give in to the power of the music of the night.”

-‘Music Of The Night’, ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’ musical.

27. “You were once my one companion. You were all that mattered. You were once a friend and father. Then my world was shattered.”

-‘Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again’, ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’ musical.

28. “Floating, falling, sweet intoxication.”

-Charles Hart, ‘Music Of The Night’, ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’ musical.

29. “Those who speak of what they know, find too late, that prudent silence is wise Joseph Buquet, hold your tongue. He will burn you with the heat of his eyes!”

-Madame Giry, ‘The Phantom of the Opera’, Original London Cast Recording.

30. “Remember there are worse things than a shattered chandelier…”

-‘Why So Silent’, ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’ musical.

31. “Our Don Juan must lose some weight; it’s not healthy in a man of Piangi’s age. And my managers must learn that their place is in an office!… As for our star, Miss Christine Daae… no doubt she’ll do her best. It’s true her voice is good; she knows, though, should she wish to excel, she has much still to learn, if pride will let her return to me, her teacher.”

-Phantom, ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’ musical.

32. “Free her! Do what you like only free her! Have you no pity? Your lover makes a passionate plea! Please, Raoul, it’s useless.”

-‘Down Once More’, ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’ musical.

33. “Say you’ll share with me one love, one lifetime. Lead me, save me from my solitude. Say you want me with you, here beside you. Anywhere you go, let me go, too. Christine; that’s all I ask of you.”

-‘All I Ask Of You’, ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’ musical.

34. “Recall those days, look back on all those times. Think of the things we’ll never do. There will never be a day when I won’t think of you.”

-‘Think Of Me’, ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’ musical.

‘The Phantom Of The Opera’ Movie Quotes And Quotes From Other Adaptations

Here’s a list of quotes from Christine, Erik, Phantom, Raoul, Meg Giry and others from various adaptations of the gothic horror novel and musical, ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’. These

34. “Oh Christine he’s so handsome.”

-‘The Phantom Of The Opera’, 2004.

35. “The passion I feel for you is more than you’re prepared for.”

-‘The Phantom Diaries’.

36. “I knew that Marie was right. Physically and mentally, I had scarred him for life.”

-‘Phantom’.

37. “The darkness he feared was in his own mind and there was no light in the universe powerful enough to take that darkness from him.”

-‘Phantom’.

38. “Pitiful creature of darkness, what kind of life have you known? God give me courage to show you, you are not alone.”

-‘The Phantom Of The Opera’, 2004.

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