We may remark in passing that to be blind and beloved may, in this world where nothing is perfect, be among the most strangely exquisite forms of happiness.
Quote by Victor Hugo
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Because one doesn't like the way things are is no reason to be unjust towards...
Architecture has recorded the great ideas of the human race. Not only every religious symbol,...
When a woman is talking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes
I put a Phrygian cap on the old dictionary.
To be perfectly happy it does not suffice to possess happiness, it is necessary to...
To give thanks in solitude is enough. Thanksgiving has wings and goes where it must...
There is one spectacle grander than the sea, that is the sky; there is one...
As the purse is emptied, the heart is filled.
When God desires to destroy a thing, he entrusts its destruction to the thing itself....
Progress is the stride of God.
It is from books that wise people derive consolation in the troubles of life.
Ask not the name of him who asks you for a bed. It is especially...
There is no such thing as a little country. The greatness of a people is...
There are fathers who do not love their children; there is no grandfather who does...
To love is to act.
Je hais vos idÃ©es, mais je me ferait tuer pour que vous ayez le droit...
Peace is the virtue of civilization. War is its crime.
To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out...
The first symptom of love in a young man is timidity; in a girl boldness.