The last resort of kings, the cannonball. The last resort of the people, the paving stone.
Quote by Victor Hugo
Victor Hugo Quotes
The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved -- loved for...
There is nothing like a dream to create the future.
There is one spectacle grander than the sea, that is the sky; there is one...
Curiosity is one of the forms of feminine bravery.
When God desires to destroy a thing, he entrusts its destruction to the thing itself....
My tastes are aristocratic, my actions democratic.
The brutalities of progress are called revolutions. When they are over we realize this: that...
Life, misfortunes, isolation, abandonment, poverty, are battlefields which have their heroes; obscure heroes, sometimes greater...
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
A person is just about as big as the things that make them angry
Nations, like stars, are entitled to eclipse. All is well, provided the light returns and...
A creditor is worse than a slave-owner; for the master owns only your person, but...
Idleness is the heaviest of all oppressions.
A library implies an act of faith.
The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved - loved for...
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
Prayer is an august avowal of ignorance.
Evil. Mistrust those who rejoice at it even more than those who do it.
It is nothing to die. It is frightful not to live.