All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Quote by Victor Hugo
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Victor Hugo Quotes
Joy's smile is much closer to tears than laughter.
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.
The ideal and the beautiful are identical the ideal corresponds to the idea, and beauty to form hence idea and substance are cognate.
I met in the street a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, his cloak was out at the elbows, the water passed through his shoes, - and the stars through his soul.
Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.
A library implies an act of faith.
I love all men who think, even those who think otherwise than myself.
Dear God! how beauty varies in nature and art. In a woman the flesh must be like marble in a statue the marble must be like flesh.
Love is a portion of the soul itself, and it is of the same nature as the celestial breathing of the atmosphere of paradise.
Intelligence is the wife, imagination is the mistress, memory is the servant.
I've had some movies that have been ridiculed, but that's OK with me. I don't feel that really defines me. Should I change who I am to be popular?
Because of a great love, one is courageous.
I know people think we drive around in these nice cars and we do whatever we want and our parents will pay our credit cards, but that's not the case. Sure, my parents were generous I got a nice car at 16, but at 18 I was cut off. I've worked really hard. I opened the store myself.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Wisdom I know is social. She seeks her fellows. But Beauty is jealous, and illy bears the presence of a rival.
I've been left alone, even by the paparazzi, because what sells is sex and scandal. Absent that, they really don't have much interest in you. I'm still married, still working, still happy.
Have we failed to slow global warming pollution in part because climate and environmental activists have been too polite and well behaved?
Jealousy lives upon doubts. It becomes madness or ceases entirely as soon as we pass from doubt to certainty.
He who does not become familiar with nature through love will never know her.
Profits in business always depend on the rate of interest: the higher the interest, the higher the rate of profit required.