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Victor Hugo

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Biography - Victor Hugo:

French writer, poet and dramatist.
Born: 1802 - Died: 1885
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

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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.
Victor Hugo




Translation  

Translation

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French
J'ai rencontré dans la rue un jeune homme très pauvre qui aimait. Son chapeau était vieux, son habit était usé; il avait les coudes troués; l'eau passait à travers ses souliers et les astres à travers son âme.”
Victor Hugo

German
Mir ist auf der Straße ein sehr armer junger Mann begegnet, der verliebt war. Sein Hut war alt, sein Mantel abgetragen; Wasser rann durch seine Schuhe. Aber Sterne zogen durch seine Seele.”
Victor Hugo




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Love is a portion of the soul itself, and it is of the same nature as the celestial breathing of the atmosphere of paradise.”
Victor Hugo




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Quotes about love:



Quotes for: love

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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.”
Blanche Pierson
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Intelligence has value only in the service of love.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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Love, and do what you will.”
Augustine of Hippo - Homilies on the First Epistle of John
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Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.”
Augustine of Hippo
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Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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Where there is love there is life.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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Quotes about stars:



Quotes for: stars

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The stars of your destiny are in your heart.”
Friedrich Schiller
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To the stars through difficulty.”
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The time has come to light the stars again.”
Guillaume Apollinaire
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He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north polar star, which keeps its place and all the stars turn towards it.”
Confucius
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Men at some time are masters of their fates;
The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars,
But in ourselves, that we are underlings.”

William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Julius Caesar
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It is the stars,
The stars above us, govern our conditions.”

William Shakespeare - King Lear
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Quotes about soul:



Quotes for: soul

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Science without conscience is only ruin of the soul.”
François Rabelais - Gargantua and Pantagruel
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Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.”
Augustine of Hippo
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Go, nothing is better for the soul
Than to dispel some sadness from a soul!”

Paul Verlaine - Ecoutez la chanson bien douce
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They change the sky, not their soul, who run across the sea.”
Quintus Horatius Flaccus - Epistles
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Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye... it also includes the inner pictures of the soul.”
Edvard Munch
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The human body is the best picture of the human soul.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein
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Quotes about poverty:



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Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice.”
Nelson Mandela
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As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness.”
Henry David Thoreau
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Abundance makes me poor.”
Publius Ovidius Naso - Metamorphoses
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You are going to let the fear of poverty govern you life and your reward will be that you will eat, but you will not live.”
George Bernard Shaw
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What I would say to the young men and women who are beset by hopelessness and doubt is that they should go and see what is being done on the ground to fight poverty, not like going to the zoo but to take action, to open their hearts and their consciences.”
Abbé Pierre
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Do not waste your time on Social Questions. What is the matter with the poor is Poverty what is the matter with the rich is Uselessness.”
George Bernard Shaw
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Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.”
Victor Hugo - Les deux trouvailles de Gallus
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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.”
Victor Hugo
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How sad to think that nature speaks and mankind doesn't listen.”
Victor Hugo
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Music is noise that thinks.”
Victor Hugo
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He who opens a school door, closes a prison.”
Victor Hugo
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