Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.
Quote by Victor Hugo
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Victor Hugo Quotes
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 greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
Great perils have this beauty, that they bring to light the fraternity of strangers.
To love another person is to see the face of God.
A great artist is a great man in a great child.
Our life dreams the Utopia. Our death achieves the Ideal.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come.
People do not lack strength they lack will.
War is a blessing compared with national degradation.
A library, to modify the famous metaphor of Socrates, should be the delivery room for the birth of ideas - a place where history comes to life.
Men should only believe half of what women say. But which half?
Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership.
Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training, for it trains people as to how they shall think.
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men; and among those fibers, as sympathetic threads, our actions run as causes, and they come back to us as effects.
Real politics are the possession and distribution of power.
If the people cannot trust their government to do the job for which it exists - to protect them and to promote their common welfare - all else is lost.
If there is a man to pray, There is a God to answer.