Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
Quote by Victor Hugo
Victor Hugo Quotes
What is history? An echo of the past in the future; a reflex from the...
Genius: the superhuman in man.
Nature has made a pebble and a female. The lapidary makes the diamond, and the...
An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
To love another person is to see the face of God.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but the mastery of it
The first symptom of love in a young man is shyness; the first symptom in...
Change your opinions, keep to your principles; change your leaves, keep intact your roots.
As a means of contrast with the sublime, the grotesque is, in our view, the...
I met in the street a very poor young man who was in love. His...
I love all men who think, even those who think otherwise than myself.
Habit is the nursery of errors.
Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.
The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved - loved for...
The drama is complete poetry. The ode and the epic contain it only in germ;...
Life is a voyage.
The ode lives upon the ideal, the epic upon the grandiose, the drama upon the...
Puns are the droppings of soaring wits.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.