Fashions have done more harm than revolutions.
Quote by Victor Hugo
I put a Phrygian cap on the old dictionary.
Puns are the droppings of soaring wits.
Separated lovers cheat absence by a thousand fancies which have their own reality. They are...
Stupidity talks, vanity acts.
There is one spectacle grander than the sea, that is the sky; there is one...
When a man is out of sight, it is not too long before he is...
Joy's smile is much closer to tears than laughter.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Men like me are impossible until the day when they become necessary.
No one knows like a woman how to say things which are at once gentle...
The last resort of kings, the cannonball. The last resort of the people, the paving...
Popularity? It's glory's small change.
Scepticism, that dry caries of the intelligence.
The wicked envy and hate; it is their way of admiring.
Taste is the common sense of genius.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
One sometimes says: 'He killed himself because he was bored with life.' One ought rather...
Liberation is not deliverance.
Since the general civilization of mankind, I believe there are more instances of the abridgment...
We shall fight for a universal dominion of right by such a concert of free...
The evidence of the natural rights of expatriation, like that of our right to life,...