Nothing else in the world...not all the armies...is so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Quote by Victor Hugo
Freedom in art, freedom in society, this is the double goal towards which all consistent...
It is most pleasant to commit a just action which is disagreeable to someone whom...
There are thoughts which are prayers. There are moments when, whatever the posture of the...
The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved - loved for...
The soul has illusions as the bird has wings: it is supported by them.
Happiness lies for those who cry, those who hurt, those who have searched, and those...
Habit is the nursery of errors.
In this world, which is so plainly the antechamber of another, there are no happy...
He who is not capable of enduring poverty is not capable of being free.
Whenever a man's friends begin to compliment him about looking young, he may be sure...
The ox suffers, the cart complains.
Be like the bird that, pausing in her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels...
I put a Phrygian cap on the old dictionary.
No one keeps a secret so well as a child
Our life dreams the Utopia. Our death achieves the Ideal.
Great perils have this beauty, that they bring to light the fraternity of strangers.
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
Prayer is an august avowal of ignorance.
To love beauty is to see light.
Puns are the droppings of soaring wits.