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Idleness is the heaviest of all oppressions.


Victor Hugo

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JEAN COCTEAU
L’amour est une mer dont le femme est la rive.
VICTOR HUGO
N'être pas écouté, n'est pas une raison pour se taire.
[VICTOR HUGO]
Tabahlah saat menghadapi penderitaan besar,
Sabarlah saat menghadapi penderitaan kecil,
Da...
VICTOR HUGO
La pensée est le labeur de l’intelligence, la rêverie en est la volupté.
VICTOR HUGO
I wanted to see you again, touch you, know who you were, see if I would find you identical with the ...
VICTOR HUGO
Just imagine! In the early nineteenth century, this cathedral was in such a state of disrepair that ...
STEPHANIE PERKINS
Je vois de la lumière neuve
(I see a new light)
VICTOR HUGO
No queda más remedio: tienen que existir quienes rezan siempre por quienes no rezan nunca
VICTOR HUGO
Ma vie est une énigme dont ton nom est le mot. (My life is an enigma, of which your name is the wor...
VICTOR HUGO
Querer prohibir a la imaginación que vuelva a una idea es lo mismo que prohibir al mar que vuelva a...
VICTOR HUGO
While through the working of laws and customs there continues to exist a condition of social condemn...
VICTOR HUGO
The book the reader has now before his eyes - from one end to the other, in its whole and in its det...
VICTOR HUGO
Pongámonos de acuerdo en qué es la igualdad, pues si la libertad es la cima, la igualdad es la bas...
VICTOR HUGO
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather,...
VICTOR HUGO
Nonsense is an assertion of man's spiritual freedom in spite of all the oppressions of circumstance
ALDOUS HUXLEY
But alas, if I have not maintained my victory, it is God's fault for not making man and the devil of...
VICTOR HUGO
Idleness is the parent of all psychology
FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
Idleness is the mother of all vices.
RUSSIAN PROVERB
She walked to the rear door and took out a bobby pin from her pocket. Hugo watched as she fiddled wi...
BRIAN SELZNICK
Let no one misunderstand our idea; we do not confound what are called 'political opinions' with that...
VICTOR HUGO
Marius and Cosette were in the dark in regard to each other. They did not speak, they did not bow, t...
VICTOR HUGO
During the years of suffering he reachd the conclusion that life was war in which he was one of the ...
VICTOR HUGO
But secondly you say 'society must exact vengeance, and society must punish'. Wrong on both counts. ...
VICTOR HUGO
One of my biggest inspirations is President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela. Yea, President Hugo.
CINDY SHEEHAN
I can imagine the writers of China, England and France, crippled and unsure of themselves when they ...
F. SIONIL JOSE
Idleness is the beginning of all vice, the crown of all virtues.
FRANZ KAFKA
Idleness is the stupidity of the body, and stupidity is the idleness of the mind.
JOHANN G. SEUME
But above all things truth is victor.
BIBLE
Idleness is the Dead Sea that swallows all virtues
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
Usually, the murmur that rises up from Paris by day is the city talking; in the night it is the city...
VICTOR HUGO
In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel oppressions upo...
EDMUND BURKE
Hugo Boss is my kind of label.
IRVINE WELSH
God is always on the side of the heaviest battalions.
VOLTAIRE
Far from idleness being the root of all evil, it is rather the only true good.
SOREN KIERKEGAARD
Hurting people you love is the heaviest kind of regret.
CHARLOTTE ERIKSSON
Of all our faults, the one that we excuse most easily is idleness.
FRANçOIS DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel oppressions upo...
EDMUND BURKE
God is always on the side of the heaviest battalions.
VOLTAIRE (FRANçOIS-MARIE AROUET)
One ought to seek out virtue for its own sake, without being influenced by fear or hope, or by any e...
DIOGENES LAERTIUS
Idleness is the parent of psychology.
FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
So long as there shall exist, by virtue of law and custom, decrees of damnation pronounced by societ...
VICTOR HUGO
She let her head fall back upon Marius' knees and her eyelids closed. He thought that poor soul had ...
VICTOR HUGO
From the beginning, about the rude altar of the god, to the days of Goethe, of Leopardi, and of Vict...
GEORGE EDWARD WOODBERRY
The poor man shuddered, overflowed with an angelic joy; he declared in his transport that this would...
VICTOR HUGO
The barber ran to the broken window, and saw Gavroche, who was running with all his might towards th...
VICTOR HUGO
When a woman is talking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes
VICTOR HUGO
It is idleness that is the curse of man - not labour. Idleness eats the heart out of men as of natio...
SAMUEL SMILES
Everybody seems to think I'm lazy
I don't mind, I think they're crazy.
Running everywhere ...
JOHN LENNON
A garden to walk in and immensity to dream in--what more could he ask? A few flowers at his feet and...
VICTOR HUGO
To sum up: all nature-spirits are not the same as fairies; nor are all fairies nature-spirits. The s...
LEWIS SPENCE
Oscar meet Victor. Victor this is Oscar. And may the best man win." - Dead Editor File
G.G. COLLINS
Hugo - alas!
ANDRE GIDE
this summit, is not about Hugo Chavez.
STEPHEN HADLEY
Idleness is the greatest Prodigality.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
Grief is a species of idleness.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
The merciful precepts of Christ will at last suffuse the Code and it will glow with their radiance. ...
VICTOR HUGO
In his most thrilling military victory to date, Napoleon had defeated an Ottoman force eighteen thou...
KELSEY BRICKL
All praise to the masters indeed, but we too could produce a Kant or a Hugo.
JOSE CLEMENTE OROZCO
In this bad, twisted, topsy-turvy world, Where all the heaviest wrongs get uppermost.
ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING
Idleness is not doing nothing. Idleness is being free to do anything.
FLOYD DELL
Remove the temptation of idleness and cupids bow is useless.
OVID
Thoughts without their fulfillment — is the beginning of idleness.
SUNDAY ADELAJA
Black and white is heaviest of vibrant and at the same time lightest of achromatic.
VIKRMN
All's well that carries on well
AMIT ABRAHAM
The program is designed to confront oppressions and barriers people have regarding other people. It ...
BRIAN STOUT
'Hugo' is made in the classical style of the 1940s.
HOWARD SHORE
Idleness is only the refuge of weak minds.
PHILIP STANHOPE, 4TH EARL OF CHESTERFIELD
This is not a Hugo, but it's pretty rough,
GLENN IVEY
Toil is no source of shame; idleness is shame.
HESIOD
Gullibility is the key to all adventures. The greenhorn is the ultimate victor in everything; it is ...
G. K. CHESTERTON
Idleness is a Chronic Physiological Condition of Lack of Engagement.
AMICABLE SODA
They really deserved asylum. The conditions that Chavez is subjecting people to - he's torturing peo...
MATTHEW ARCHAMBEAULT
Gullibility is the key to all adventures. The greenhorn is the ultimate victor in everything; it is ...
G. K. CHESTERTON
In France, in Europe, the young artists of any generation always act as grandsons of some great man ...
MARCEL DUCHAMP
INJUSTICE, n. A burden which of all those that we load upon others and carry ourselves is lightest i...
AMBROSE BIERCE
Idleness is fatal only to the mediocre.
ALBERT CAMUS
The condition of perfection is idleness: the aim of perfection is youth.
OSCAR WILDE
Idleness is a form of passivity in an active universe.
MICHAEL BASSEY JOHNSON
My name is William Tell:when little oppressions touch mearrows hidden in my cloakwhisper, "Ready, re...
WILLIAM STAFFORD
Idleness is only a coarse name for my infinite capacity for living in the present.
CYRIL CONNOLLY
The condition of perfection is idleness: the aim of perfection is youth.
OSCAR WILDE
Life's heaviest burden is to have nothing to carry.
SOURCE UNKNOWN
Idleness ruins the constitution.
OVID PUBLIUS OVIDIUS NASO
Idleness is a constant sin, and labor is a duty. Idleness is the devil's home for temptation and f...
ANNE BAXTER
Love is the business of the idle, but the idleness of the busy
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
Idleness is only the refuge of weak
minds, and the holiday of fools.
PHILIP DORMER STANHOPE
Money and time are the heaviest burdens of life, and... the unhappiest of all mortals are those who ...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
It has been said that idleness is the parent of mischief, which is very true; but mischief itself is...
GEORGE BORROW
It has been said that idleness is the parent of mischief, which is very true; but mischief itself i...
GEORGE BORROW
Love is the business of the idle, but the idleness of the busy
EDWARD G. BULWER-LYTTON
Idleness is a constant sin, and labor is a duty. Idleness is the devil's home for temptation and for...
ANNE BAXTER
Hugo is my family now. I've always had Great Danes, but Hugo is the most loving dog I've ever had. W...
ANNA LEE
You should regard each meeting with a friend as a sitting he is unwillingly giving you for a portrai...
HOPE MIRRLEES
Idleness is the only refuge of weak minds, and the holiday of fools
LORD CHESTERFIELD
It has been said that idleness is the parent of mischief, which is very true; but mischief itself i...
GEORGE BORROW
Money and time are the heaviest burdens of life, and the unhappiest of all mortals are those who hav...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Heaviest thing to carry -- a grudge
SOURCE UNKNOWN
The heaviest object in the world is the body of the woman you have ceased to love.
VAUVENARGUES MARQUIS DE
For idleness is an appendix to nobility.
ROBERT BURTON

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Whatever causes night in our souls may leave stars.
VICTOR HUGO
L’histoire a sa vérité, la légende a la sienne. La vérité légendaire est d’une autre natur...
VICTOR HUGO
In joined hands there is still some token of hope, in the clinched fist none.
VICTOR HUGO
Let us study things that are no more. It is necessary to understand them, if only to avoid them.
VICTOR HUGO
If you ask the great city, ‘Who is this person?,’ she will answer, ‘He is my child.
VICTOR HUGO
He who contemplates the depths of Paris is seized with vertigo.
Nothing is more fantastic. Noth...
VICTOR HUGO
Oui, partout, oui, toujours, oui, pour combattre les violences et les impostures, oui pour réhabili...
VICTOR HUGO
« Oui, partout, oui, toujours, oui, pour combattre les violences et les impostures, oui pour réhab...
VICTOR HUGO
With the exercise of a little care, the nettle could be made useful; it is neglected and it becomes ...
VICTOR HUGO
Strange to say, the luminous world is the invisible world; the luminous world is that which we do no...
VICTOR HUGO
To put everything in balance is good, to put everything in harmony is better.
VICTOR HUGO
The pupil dilates in darkness and in the end finds light, just as the soul dilates in misfortune and...
VICTOR HUGO
What makes night within us may leave stars.
VICTOR HUGO
He who every morning plans the transactions of that day and follows that plan carries a thread that ...
VICTOR HUGO
To learn to read is to light a fire
VICTOR HUGO