A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
Quote by Victor Hugo
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Victor Hugo Quotes
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
The mountains, the forest, and the sea, render men savage they develop the fierce, but yet do not destroy the human.
To love another person is to see the face of God.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
One is not idle because one is absorbed. There is both visible and invisible labor. To contemplate is to toil, to think is to do. The crossed arms work, the clasped hands act. The eyes upturned to Heaven are an act of creation.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Sorrow is a fruit. God does not make it grow on limbs too weak to bear it.
Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.
To give thanks in solitude is enough. Thanksgiving has wings and goes where it must go. Your prayer knows much more about it than you do.
Freedom in art, freedom in society, this is the double goal towards which all consistent and logical minds must strive.
The trouble about trying to make yourself stupider than you really are is that you very often succeed.
I just like the company of beautiful women. I have a weakness in that department. And I suppose because I am fairly well off and a famous musician, I'm up for grabs. And that makes me an eligible bachelor in the press.
I could try to relent but we all owe life a debt, The day I fail to pay mine could be the day that I'm dead.
What we hope to achieve is a society that doesn't value a white man because he's a white man, but also doesn't value a woman because she's a woman, or a black because he's a black.
When a man says money can do anything, that settles it: he hasn't got any.
Today's students can put dope in their veins or hope in their brains. If they can conceive it and believe it, they can achieve it. They must know it is not their aptitude but their attitude that will determine their altitude.
Knowledge without justice ought to be called cunning rather than wisdom.
There is a single light of science, and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere.
My life is my message.
If you don't like how things are, change it! You're not a tree.