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
Fashions have done more harm than revolutions.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Intelligence is the wife, imagination is the mistress, memory is the servant.
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.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
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.
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.
Men become accustomed to poison by degrees.
Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.
When God desires to destroy a thing, he entrusts its destruction to the thing itself. Every bad institution of this world ends by suicide.
I know why most people never get rich. They put the money ahead of the job. If you just think of the job, the money will automatically follow. This never fails.
The desire for possession is insatiable, to such a point that it can survive even love itself. To love, therefore, is to sterilize the person one loves.
Man is free at the moment he wishes to be.
Failure means a stripping away of the inessential.
I hate all politics. I don't like either political party. One should not belong to them - one should be an individual, standing in the middle. Anyone that belongs to a party stops thinking.
Sometimes the best lighting of all is a power failure.
Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.
They that apply themselves to trifling matters commonly become incapable of great ones.
Religion is not going to come up with any new arguments.