Those who live are those who fight.
Quote by Victor Hugo
Nations, like stars, are entitled to eclipse. All is well, provided the light returns and...
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought...
One sees qualities at a distance and defects at close range.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
The first symptom of love in a young man is shyness; the first symptom in...
Never laugh at those who suffer; suffer sometimes those who laugh.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
The ox suffers, the cart complains.
Popularity? It is glory's small change
A library implies an act of faith.
Greater than the tread of mighty armies is an idea whose time has come.
England has two books, one which she has made and one which has made her:...
People do not lack strength; they lack will.
Architecture has recorded the great ideas of the human race. Not only every religious symbol,...
My tastes are aristocratic, my actions democratic.
Religions do a useful thing: they narrow God to the limits of man. Philosophy replies...
Ask not the name of him who asks you for a bed. It is especially...
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Perseverance, secret of all triumphs.
I am a soul. I know well that what I shall render up to the...