What is history? An echo of the past in the future a reflex from the future on the past.
Quote by Victor Hugo
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Victor Hugo Quotes
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.
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.
We see past time in a telescope and present time in a microscope. Hence the apparent enormities of the present.
A library implies an act of faith.
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.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
To love beauty is to see light.
I am a soul. I know well that what I shall render up to the grave is not myself. That which is myself will go elsewhere. Earth, thou art not my abyss!
Great perils have this beauty, that they bring to light the fraternity of strangers.
What would be ugly in a garden constitutes beauty in a mountain.
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.