When God desires to destroy a thing, he entrusts its destruction to the thing itself. Every bad institution of this world ends by suicide.
Quote by Victor Hugo
Victor Hugo Quotes
A library implies an act of faith
England has two books, one which she has made and one which has made her:...
Nations, like stars, are entitled to eclipse. All is well, provided the light returns and...
It is from books that wise people derive consolation in the troubles of life.
Peace is the virtue of civilization. War is its crime.
Joy's smile is much closer to tears than laughter.
Greater than the tread of mighty armies is an idea whose time has come.
The animal is ignorant of the fact that he knows. The man is aware of...
But when ill indeed, Even dismissing the doctor don't always succeed.
Anger may be foolish and obsurd, and one may be irritated when in the wrong;...
The first symptom of love in a young man is timidity; in a girl boldness.
Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and...
Progress is the stride of God.
Melancholy is the pleasure of being sad
Stupidity talks, vanity acts.
Mankind is not a circle with a single center but an ellipse with two focal...
The wicked envy and hate; it is their way of admiring.
You have suffered greatly, poor mother. Oh! do not lament, you have now the portion...
It's no use reminding yourself daily that you are mortal: it will be brought home...
When the game is over, the king and the pawn go into the same box
People throw away what they could have by insisting on perfection, which they cannot have,...
The non permanent appearance of happiness and distress, and their disappearance in due course, are...