It is from books that wise people derive consolation in the troubles of life.
Quote by Victor Hugo
Ask not the name of him who asks you for a bed. It is especially...
There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is...
It is most pleasant to commit a just action which is disagreeable to someone whom...
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being...
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Evil. Mistrust those who rejoice at it even more than those who do it.
Virtue has a veil, vice a mask.
No one ever keeps a secret so well as a child.
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
Slaves would be tyrants were the chance theirs
But when ill indeed, Even dismissing the doctor don't always succeed.
It is the end. But of what? The end of France? No. The end of...
One sees qualities at a distance and defects at close range.
In this world, which is so plainly the antechamber of another, there are no happy...
The learned man knows that he is ignorant.
Genius: the superhuman in man.
The flesh is the surface of the unknown.
How did it happen that their lips came together? How does it happen that birds...
When liberty returns, I will return.
Toleration is the best religion.