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Victor Hugo

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Biography : French writer, poet and dramatist.
Born: 1802 - Died: 1885
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: France
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Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.
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Hide your life and spread your spirit.
Victor Hugo - Les rayons et les ombres
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Truth is like the sun. It casts light on everything but does not let itself stared at.
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How sad to think that nature speaks and mankind doesn't listen.
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Music is noise that thinks.
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He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
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Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.
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To love beauty is to see light.
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To rise from error to truth is rare and beautiful.
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Philosophy is the microscope of thought.
Victor Hugo - Les Misérables
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To love is to act.
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Architecture is the great book of humanity, the principal expression of man in his different stages of development, either as a force or as an intelligence.
Victor Hugo - The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
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Architecture is the great book of humanity, the principal expression of man in his different stages of development, either as a force or as an intelligence.

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An idea is a meteor.
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The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
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What is history? An echo of the past in the future a reflex from the future on the past.
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We are both of us neighbors of the sky, Madame,
Since you are beautiful and I am old.

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Let's not be English, French or German any more. Let's be European. No, not European, let's be men. Let's be humanity. All we have to do is get rid of one last piece of egocentricity - patriotism.
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When we are not intelligible, we are not intelligent.
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Freedom begins where it ends ignorance.
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I'm religiously opposed to religion.
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A great artist is a great man in a great child.
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Indigestion is charged by God with enforcing morality on the stomach.
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Smallness in a great man seems smaller by its disproportion with all the rest.
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We see past time in a telescope and present time in a microscope. Hence the apparent enormities of the present.
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To love another person is to see the face of God.
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What would be ugly in a garden constitutes beauty in a mountain.
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Many great actions are committed in small struggles.
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The drama is complete poetry. The ode and the epic contain it only in germ it contains both of them in a state of high development, and epitomizes both.
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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.
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I love all men who think, even those who think otherwise than myself.
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