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The head which does not

The head which does not turn backwards towards horizons that have vanished contains neither thought nor love.
– Victor Hugo

He who opens a school

He who opens a school door, closes a prison.

– Victor Hugo

Laughter is the sun that

Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.

– Victor Hugo

Joy’s smile is much closer

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Joy’s smile is much closer to tears than laughter.

– Victor Hugo

Society is a republic When

Society is a republic. When an individual tries to lift themselves above others, they are dragged down by the mass, either by ridicule or slander.

– Victor Hugo

Our life dreams the Utopia

Our life dreams the Utopia. Our death achieves the Ideal.

– VICTOR HUGO

It is nothing to die

“It is nothing to die. It is frightful not to live.”

– Victor Hugo

Son brother father lover friend

Son, brother, father, lover, friend. There is room in the heart for all the affections, as there is room in heaven for all the stars.

– Victor Hugo

Without vanity, without coquetry, without curiosity, in a word, without the fall, woman would not be woman. Much of her grace is in her frailty.
– Victor Hugo

Curiosity is one of the forms of feminine bravery.
– Victor Hugo

Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn’t every war fought between men, between brothers?
– Victor Hugo

The first symptom of love in a young man is timidity; in a girl boldness.
– Victor Hugo

The soul has illusions as the bird has wings: it is supported by them.
– Victor Hugo

Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.
– Victor Hugo

Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.
– Victor Hugo

Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age.
– Victor Hugo

To give thanks in solitude is enough. Thanksgiving has wings and goes where it must go. Your prayer knows much more about it than you do.
– Victor Hugo

Without vanity, without coquetry, without curiosity, in a word, without the fall, woman would not be woman. Much of her grace is in her frailty.
– Victor Hugo

Stupidity talks, vanity acts.
– Victor Hugo

Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.
– Victor Hugo