My tastes are aristocratic, my actions democratic.
Quote by Victor Hugo
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.
The reduction of the universe to a single being, the expansion of a single being...
One sees qualities at a distance and defects at close range.
The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves,...
Slaves would be tyrants were the chance theirs
It is most pleasant to commit a just action which is disagreeable to someone whom...
I am an intelligent river which has reflected successively all the banks before which it...
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
The mountains, the forest, and the sea, render men savage; they develop the fierce, but...
Joy's smile is much closer to tears than laughter.
You've got to dance like nobody's watching and love like it's never going to hurt.
My friends, remember this, that there are no weeds, and no worthless men, there are...
The three great problems of this century; the degradation of man in the proletariat, the...
Life is a voyage.
The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved -- loved for...
A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is visible labor...
Evil. Mistrust those who rejoice at it even more than those who do it.
Change your opinions, keep to your principles; change your leaves, keep intact your roots.
Taste is the common sense of genius.