The Phantom of the Opera Quotes.

1. "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."
- Gaston Leroux, The Phantom of the Opera

2. "Erik is not truly dead. He lives on within the souls of those who choose to listen to the music of the night."
- Gaston Leroux, The Phantom of the Opera

3. "All I wanted was to be loved for myself." (Erik)"
- Gaston Leroux, The Phantom of the Opera

4. "I tore off my mask so as not to lose one of her tears... and she did not run away!...and she did not die!... She remained alive, weeping over me, weeping with me. We cried together! I have tasted all the happiness the world can offer."
- Gaston Leroux, The Phantom of the Opera

5. "Poor, unhappy Erik! Shall we pity him? Shall we curse him? He asked only to be 'some one,' like everybody else. But he was too ugly! And he had to hide his genius or use it to play tricks with, when, with an ordinary face, he would have been one of the most distinguished of mankind! He had a heart that could have held the entire empire of the world; and, in the end, he had to content himself with a cellar. Ah, yes, we must need pity the Opera ghost..."
- Gaston Leroux, The Phantom of the Opera

6. "Know that it is a corpse who loves you and adores you and will never, never leave you!...Look, I am not laughing now, crying, crying for you, Christine, who have torn off my mask and who therefore can never leave me again!...Oh, mad Christine, who wanted to see me!"
- Gaston Leroux, The Phantom of the Opera

7. "He had a heart that could have held the entire empire of the world; and, in the end, he had to content himself with a cellar."
- Gaston Leroux, The Phantom of the Opera

8. "Tonight I gave you my soul, and I am dead." - Christine, from Gaston Leroux's: The Phantom of the Opera."
- Gaston Leroux, The Phantom of the Opera

9. "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

10. "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!"
- Gaston Leroux, The Phantom of the Opera

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