Peace is the virtue of civilization. War is its crime.
Quote by Victor Hugo
Victor Hugo Quotes
What I feel for you seems less of earth and more of a cloudless heaven.
Taste is the common sense of genius.
What a grand thing, to be loved! What a grander thing still, to love!
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time...
Puns are the droppings of soaring wits.
Religions do a useful thing: they narrow God to the limits of man. Philosophy replies...
Jesus wept; Voltaire smiled. From that divine tear and from that human smile is derived...
Conscience is God present in man.
I put a Phrygian cap on the old dictionary.
The ideal and the beautiful are identical; the ideal corresponds to the idea, and beauty...
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
I'm religiously opposed to religion
We may remark in passing that to be blind and beloved may, in this world...
Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and...
To give thanks in solitude is enough. Thanksgiving has wings and goes where it must...
When God desires to destroy a thing, he entrusts its destruction to the thing itself....
The soul has illusions as the bird has wings: it is supported by them.
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
Why are men so secretive, why are they afraid of the truth, sometimes even of...
So long as we love, we serve; so long as we are loved by others,...