The human soul has still greater need of the ideal than of the real. It is by the real that we exist; it is by the ideal that we live.
Quote by Victor Hugo
There is nothing like a dream to create the future
He who is not capable of enduring poverty is not capable of being free.
As the purse is emptied, the heart is filled.
Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and cannot remain silent
The soul has illusions as the bird has wings: it is supported by them.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
England has two books, one which she has made and one which has made her:...
Joy's smile is much closer to tears than laughter.
He does not weep who does not see
I love all men who think, even those who think otherwise than myself.
Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and...
The beautiful has but one type, the ugly has a thousand.
What a grand thing, to be loved! What a grander thing still, to love!
Jesus wept; Voltaire smiled. From that divine tear and from that human smile is derived...
There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is...
The ox suffers, the cart complains.
There are thoughts which are prayers. There are moments when, whatever the posture of the...
Sorrow is a fruit. God does not make it grow on limbs too weak to...
Sorrow is the child of too much joy
Give sorrow words. The grief that does not speak whispers the o'er-fraught heart, and bids...