Life, misfortunes, isolation, abandonment, poverty, are battlefields which have their heroes; obscure heroes, sometimes greater than the illustrious heroes
Quote by Victor Hugo
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
What would be ugly in a garden constitutes beauty in a mountain.
We say that slavery has vanished from European civilization, but this is not true. Slavery...
The power of a glance has been so much abused in love stories that it...
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
I'm religiously opposed to religion
There is no such thing as a little country. The greatness of a people is...
Men become accustomed to poison by degrees.
There are thoughts which are prayers. There are moments when, whatever the posture of the...
To love is to act.
When God desires to destroy a thing, he entrusts its destruction to the thing itself....
The last resort of kings, the cannonball. The last resort of the people, the paving...
A creditor is worse than a slave-owner; for the master owns only your person, but...
What I feel for you seems less of earth and more of a cloudless heaven.
Genius: the superhuman in man.
The ox suffers, the cart complains.
Puns are the droppings of soaring wits.
The greatest happines of life is the conviction that we are loved-loved for ourselves, or...
In literature as in love, we are astonished at what is chosen by others.
You've got to dance like nobody's watching and love like it's never going to hurt.