Victor Hugo

When a woman is talking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes.Victor Hugo

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Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.Victor Hugo

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

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Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.Victor Hugo

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Perseverance, secret of all triumphs.Victor Hugo

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Nations, like stars, are entitled to eclipse. All is well, provided the light returns and the eclipse does not become endless night. Dawn and resurrection are synonymous. The reappearance of the light is the same as the survival of the soul.Victor Hugo

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Sorrow is a fruit. God does not make it grow on limbs too weak to bear it.Victor Hugo

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Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!Victor Hugo

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When God desires to destroy a thing, he entrusts its destruction to the thing itself. Every bad institution of this world ends by suicide.Victor Hugo

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Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.Victor Hugo

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Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.Victor Hugo

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Curiosity is one of the forms of feminine bravery.Victor Hugo

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An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come.Victor Hugo

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Everything being a constant carnival, there is no carnival left.Victor Hugo

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Try as you will, you cannot annihilate that eternal relic of the human heart, love.Victor Hugo

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Despotism is a long crime.Victor Hugo

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Sublime upon sublime scarcely presents a contrast, and we need a little rest from everything, even the beautiful.Victor Hugo

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Men become accustomed to poison by degrees.Victor Hugo

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The ode lives upon the ideal, the epic upon the grandiose, the drama upon the real.Victor Hugo

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To think of shadows is a serious thing.Victor Hugo

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The first symptom of love in a young man is timidity; in a girl boldness.Victor Hugo

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To rise from error to truth is rare and beautiful.Victor Hugo

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To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark.Victor Hugo

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Whenever a man's friends begin to compliment him about looking young, he may be sure that they think he is growing old.Victor Hugo

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Be like the bird who, pausing in her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing she hath wings.Victor Hugo

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There is nothing like a dream to create the future.Victor Hugo

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To love beauty is to see light.Victor Hugo

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There is a sacred horror about everything grand. It is easy to admire mediocrity and hills; but whatever is too lofty, a genius as well as a mountain, an assembly as well as a masterpiece, seen too near, is appalling.Victor Hugo

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To love another person is to see the face of God.Victor Hugo

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Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.Victor Hugo

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