Stupidity talks, vanity acts.
Quote by Victor Hugo
Victor Hugo Quotes
When God desires to destroy a thing, he entrusts its destruction to the thing itself....
Habit is the nursery of errors.
There have been in this century only one great man and one great thing: Napoleon...
Idleness is the heaviest of all oppressions.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Thought is the labor of the intellect, reverie is its pleasure.
Love is a portion of the soul itself, and it is of the same nature...
Genius is a promontory jutting out into the infinite.
People do not lack strength; they lack will.
To rise from error to truth is rare and beautiful.
Perseverance, secret of all triumphs.
Life's greatest happiness is to be convinced we are loved.
Dear God! how beauty varies in nature and art. In a woman the flesh must...
Style is the substance of the subject called unceasingly to the surface.
He, who every morning plans the transactions of the day, and follows that plan, carries...
It is from books that wise people derive consolation in the troubles of life.
Be like the bird that, passing on her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels...
Taste is the common sense of genius.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.