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Jean Valjean Quotes

Three of the best book quotes from Jean Valjean
  1. #1
    It is a charming quality of the happiness we inspire in others that, far from being diminished like a reflection, it comes back to us enhanced.
  2. #2
    Did any voice whisper to him that he was at a turning-point in his life, that henceforth there could be no middle way for him, that he must become either the best of men or the worst, rise even higher than the bishop himself or sink lower than the felon, reach supreme heights of goodness or become a monster of depravity?
  3. #3
    They were eyes no longer, but had become those fathomless mirrors which in men who have known the depths of suffering may replace the conscious gaze, so that they no longer see reality but reflect the memory of past events.
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