Victor Hugo Quotes

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Victor Hugo Quotes

And, moreover, when it happens that both are sincere and good, nothing will mix and amalgamate more easily than an old priest and an old soldier. In reality, they are the same kind of man. One has devoted himself to country upon earth, the other to his country in heaven; there is no other difference.
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Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.

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A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.

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And do you know Monsieur Marius? I believe I was a little in love with you.

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To study in Paris is to be born in Paris!

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For dogs we kings should have lions, and for cats, tigers. The great benefits a crown.

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Memories are our strength. When night attempts to return, we must light up the great dates, as we would light torches.

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If no one loved, the sun would go out.

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The Convention promulgated this great axiom: "The liberty of one citizen ends where the liberty of another citizen begins," which comprises in two lines the entire law of human society.

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Your name is My Brother.

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It was Gwynplaine's laugh which created the laughter of others, yet he did not laugh himself. His face laughed; his thoughts did not. The extraordinary face which chance or a special and weird industry had fashioned for him, laughed alone. Gwynplaine had nothing to do with it.

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In every place where man is ignorant and despairing, in every place where woman is sold for bread, wherever the child suffers for lack

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Verse in itself does not constitute poetry. Verse is only an elegant vestment for a beautiful form. Poetry can express itself in prose, but it does so more perfectly under the grace and majesty of verse. It is poetry of soul that inspires noble sentiments and noble actions as well as noble writings.

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I refuse the oration of all churches. I ask a prayer of all souls. I believe in God.

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Ideas can no more flow backward than can a river.

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The day that a woman who is passing before you sheds a light upon you as she goes, you are lost, you love. You have then but one thing to do: to think of her so earnestly that she will be compelled to think of you.

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