We say that slavery has vanished from European civilization, but this is not true. Slavery still exists, but now it applies only to women and its name is prostitution.
Quote by Victor Hugo
A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is visible labor...
To love is to act.
Despotism is a long crime.
Men like me are impossible until the day when they become necessary.
A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey
Hell is an outrage on humanity. When you tell me that your deity made you...
Separated lovers cheat absence by a thousand fancies which have their own reality. They are...
If it were (Is it not) outrageous that society should treat with such rigid precision...
The learned man knows that he is ignorant.
Stupidity talks, vanity acts.
My tastes are aristocratic, my actions democratic.
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
What would be ugly in a garden constitutes beauty in a mountain.
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
To contemplate is to look at shadows.
Puns are the droppings of soaring wits.
No one can keep a secret better than a child.
The drama is complete poetry. The ode and the epic contain it only in germ;...
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.