The greatest happines of life is the conviction that we are loved-loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
Quote by Victor Hugo
Smallness in a great man seems smaller by its disproportion with all the rest.
A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil.
A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.
Toleration is the best religion.
It is from books that wise people derive consolation in the troubles of life.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it....
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.
Idleness is the heaviest of all oppressions.
Genius is rare because the means of becoming one have not been available
A little girl without a doll is almost as unfortunate and quite as impossible as...
Whenever a man's friends begin to compliment him about looking young, he may be sure...
I'm religiously opposed to religion.
Indigestion is charged by God with enforcing morality on the stomach.
Life, misfortunes, isolation, abandonment, poverty, are battlefields which have their heroes; obscure heroes, sometimes greater...
There have been in this century only one great man and one great thing: Napoleon...
I'm religiously opposed to religion
People do not lack strength; they lack will.
It is nothing to die. It is frightful not to live.
Reaction - a boat which is going against the current but which does not prevent...