Be like the bird that, passing on her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing that she hath wings.
Quote by Victor Hugo
Victor Hugo Quotes
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
It is from books that wise people derive consolation in the troubles of life.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Progress is the stride of God.
He, who every morning plans the transactions of the day, and follows that plan, carries...
A library implies an act of faith
We say that slavery has vanished from European civilization, but this is not true. Slavery...
The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves,...
It is by suffering that human beings become angels.
An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come.
A great artist is a great man in a great child.
Hell is an outrage on humanity. When you tell me that your deity made you...
Nothing else in the world... not all the armies... is so powerful as an idea...
Curiosity is one of the forms of feminine bravery.
When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in...
As a means of contrast with the sublime, the grotesque is, in our view, the...
Men like me are impossible until the day when they become necessary.
What would be ugly in a garden constitutes beauty in a mountain.
The drama is complete poetry. The ode and the epic contain it only in germ;...
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.