The first symptom of love in a young man is shyness; the first symptom in a woman, it's boldness.
Quote by Victor Hugo
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
One of the hardest tasks is to extract continually from one's soul an almost inexhaustible...
Genius is rare because the means of becoming one have not been available
Be like the bird that, passing on her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels...
Life, misfortunes, isolation, abandonment, poverty, are battlefields which have their heroes; obscure heroes, sometimes greater...
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.
A person is just about as big as the things that make them angry
In this world, which is so plainly the antechamber of another, there are no happy...
There are thoughts which are prayers. There are moments when, whatever the posture of the...
At the shrine of friendship never say die, let the wine of friendship never run...
Man loves little and often: Woman much and rarely
I'm religiously opposed to religion.
Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights...
When a woman is talking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes.
To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out...
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Idleness is the heaviest of all oppressions.
One sometimes says: 'He killed himself because he was bored with life.' One ought rather...