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What Is Love? I have met in the streets a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, the water passed through his shoes and the stars through his soul


Victor Hugo

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Hardly had the light been extinguished, when a peculiar trembling began
to affect the netting u...
VICTOR HUGO
Not being heard is no reason for silence.
VICTOR HUGO
To love or have loved, that is enough. Ask nothing further. There is no other pearl to be found in t...
VICTOR HUGO
It is only barbarous nations who have a sudden growth after a victory
VICTOR HUGO
Passando fra gli insorti che si scostavano con religioso rispetto, [papà Mabeuf] continuò dritto v...
VICTOR HUGO
Should we continue to look upwards? Is the light we can see in the sky one of those which will prese...
VICTOR HUGO
She loved with so much passion as she loved with ignorance. She did not know whether it were good or...
VICTOR HUGO
He had the confidence of a man who had never been wounded.
VICTOR HUGO
Wide horizons lead the soul to broad ideas; circumscribed horizons engender narrow ideas; this somet...
VICTOR HUGO
Gauvin reprit :
-Et la femme? qu'en faites-vous?
Cimourdain répondit:
-Ce qu'elle es...
VICTOR HUGO
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
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