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
Freedom in art, freedom in society, this is the double goal towards which all consistent and logical minds must strive.
Peace is the virtue of civilization. War is its crime.
Architecture has recorded the great ideas of the human race. Not only every religious symbol, but every human thought has its page in that vast book.
Smallness in a great man seems smaller by its disproportion with all the rest.
To love another person is to see the face of God.
Intelligence is the wife, imagination is the mistress, memory is the servant.
The mountains, the forest, and the sea, render men savage they develop the fierce, but yet do not destroy the human.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time as come.
Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace.
A sense of duty is useful in work but offensive in personal relations. People wish to be liked, not to be endured with patient resignation.
There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage.
Hope is the dream of a waking man.
If you want to create peace you know about love and nature.
The worst sin that can be committed against the artist is to take him at his word, to see in his work a fulfillment instead of an horizon.
If you look for the bad in people, you will surely find it.
Whether you like it or not, you're forced to come to the realisation that death is out there. But I don't fear death, I'm a fatalist. I believe when it's your time, that's it. It's the hand you're dealt.
You'd think experienced political professionals would know better than to place their trust in exit polls, notoriously inaccurate surveys that had John Kerry winning the 2004 election by five points when he actually lost by three.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords.