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
Melancholy is the pleasure of being sad
Change your opinions, keep to your principles; change your leaves, keep intact your roots.
The guilty one is not he who commits the sin, but the one who causes...
The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved -- loved for...
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
When a woman is talking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes.
The wicked envy and hate; it is their way of admiring.
Prayer is an august avowal of ignorance.
The brutalities of progress are called revolutions. When they are over we realize this: that...
But when ill indeed, Even dismissing the doctor don't always succeed.
Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and...
Progress is the life-style of man. The general life of the human race is called...
Separated lovers cheat absence by a thousand fancies which have their own reality. They are...
Love is a portion of the soul itself, and it is of the same nature...
One sometimes says: 'He killed himself because he was bored with life.' One ought rather...
A little girl without a doll is almost as unfortunate and quite as impossible as...
To rise from error to truth is rare and beautiful.
Idleness is the heaviest of all oppressions.
Initiative is doing the right thing without being told.
Our acts make or mar us, we are the children of our own deeds.