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V for Vendetta Quotes

25 of the best book quotes from V for Vendetta
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Everybody is special.
Alan Moore
author
V for Vendetta
book
V (The Man in Room Five)
character
special
concept
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Behind this mask there is more than just flesh. Beneath this mask there is an idea... and ideas are bulletproof.
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Everybody is a hero, a lover, a fool, a villain.
love
foolishness
concepts
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Yes, I created a lie. But because you believed it, you found something true about yourself.
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People shouldn’t be afraid of their government. Governments should be afraid of their people.
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Words offer the means to meaning, and for those who will listen, the enunciation of truth.
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Where once you had the freedom to object, to think and speak as you saw fit, you now have censors and systems of surveillance coercing your conformity and soliciting your submission.
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She grew Scarlet Carsons for me in our window box, and our place always smelled of roses. Those were there best years of my life.
Valerie
character
love
concept
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It seems strange that my life should end in such a terrible place, but for three years I had roses, and apologized to no one.
Valerie
character
life
concept
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If you’re looking for the guilty, you need only look into a mirror.
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They made you into a statistic. But, that’s not the real you. That’s not who you are inside.
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She use to tell me that god was in the rain.
God
person
Valerie
character
rain
concept
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Love your rage, not your cage.
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They say that life’s a game, & then they take the board away.
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Your pretty empire took so long to build, now, with a snap of history’s fingers, down it goes.
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Our masters have not heard the people’s voice for generations and it is much, much louder than they care to remember.
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But what I hope most of all is that you understand what I mean when I tell you that even though I do not know you, and even though I may never meet you, laugh with you, cry with you, or kiss you. I love you. With all my heart, I love you.
Valerie
character
love
concept
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Artists use lies to tell the truth.
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You wear a mask for so long, you forget who you were beneath it.
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The past can’t hurt you anymore, not unless you let it.
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Knowledge, like air, is vital to life. Like air, no one should be denied it.
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It was my integrity that was important. Is that so selfish? It sells for so little, but it’s all we have left in this place. It is the very last inch of us, but within that inch we are free.
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Happiness is the most insidious prison of all.
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I shall die here. Every last inch of me shall perish. Except one. An inch. It’s small and it’s fragile and it’s the only thing in the world worth having. we must never lose it, or sell it, or give it away. We must never let them take it from us.
Valerie
character
identity
concept
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Since mankind’s dawn, a handful of oppressors have accepted the responsibility over our lives that we should have accepted for ourselves. By doing so, they took our power. By doing nothing, we gave it away.

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