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I don’t know one key from another

“Reputations are easily obtained,” replied Moncharmin. “Haven’t I a reputation for knowing all about music? And I don’t know one key from another.”

— Gaston Leroux, The Phantom of the Opera

Literature

every great musician

“The Angel of Music played a part in all Daddy Daae’s tales; and he maintained that every great musician, every great artist received a visit from the Angel at least once in his life.” 7 more words

Literature

sadness, boredom or indifference

“None will ever be a true Parisian who has not learned to wear a mask of gaiety over his sorrows and one of sadness, boredom or indifference over his inward joy.” 7 more words

Literature

covered with diamonds

“And then they returned to terra firma, that is to say, to some passage that led them to the little girls’ dancing-school, where brats between six and ten were practising their steps, in the hope of becoming great dancers one day, “covered with diamonds …” Meanwhile, Christine gave them sweets instead.” 7 more words

Literature

Quote Bomb.

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. 250 more words

English

Top 11 Scariest Performances #9 Lon Chaney

Let’s face it, the Man of a Thousand Faces had to be on the list somewhere, and his arguably most memorable face is his scariest… The Phantom of the Opera.   263 more words

Lists

Favorite Villain

Theatre villains are always tough to beat because they are always just so over the top evil. And king of all of those is the Opera Ghost. 33 more words

Books