Slaves would be tyrants were the chance theirs
Quote by Victor Hugo
The drama is complete poetry. The ode and the epic contain it only in germ;...
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
Hell is an outrage on humanity. When you tell me that your deity made you...
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
There is a sacred horror about everything grand. It is easy to admire mediocrity and...
The ode lives upon the ideal, the epic upon the grandiose, the drama upon the...
Be like the bird that, pausing in her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels...
The first symptom of love in a young man is timidity; in a girl boldness.
The human soul has still greater need of the ideal than of the real. It...
England has two books, one which she has made and one which has made her:...
Without vanity, without coquetry, without curiosity, in a word, without the fall, woman would not...
It is often necessary to know how to obey a woman in order sometimes to...
The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved - loved for...
Courage is not the absence of fear, but the mastery of it
Evil. Mistrust those who rejoice at it even more than those who do it.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time...
Many great actions are committed in small struggles.
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
Life without love is life lost, but life with a love is two lives saved.
But to see her was to love her, love but her, and love her forever.
Because power corrupts, societys demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of...