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Victor Hugo

Quote of Victor Hugo - To rise from error to truth...


Biography - Victor Hugo:

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

Quote

To rise from error to truth is rare and beautiful.
Victor Hugo



Note  

Note





Wikisource - Œuvres complètes - Odes et Ballades / Préface de 1828 (fr)




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Monter de l'erreur à la vérité, c'est plus rare et c'est plus beau.”
Victor Hugo

German
Aus dem Irrthum zur Wahrheit aufsteigen, ist seltener und schöner.”
Victor Hugo




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Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.”
Carl Gustav Jung

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Love truth, but pardon error.”
Voltaire - Discourse in Verse on Man - on Freedom

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An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains.”
Henri-Frédéric Amiel - Journal intime




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Quotes for: mistake

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I would never die for my beliefs, because I might be wrong.”
Bertrand Russell
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What is tolerance? It is the endowment of humanity. We are all steeped in weakness and error; let us forgive each other our stupidities, that is the first law of nature.”
Voltaire - Philosophical Dictionary
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Without music, life would be a mistake.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Twilight of the Idols
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All men are liable to error and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.”
John Locke - An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
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Any man can make mistakes.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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No one is more liable to make mistakes than he who acts only on reflection.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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Quotes for: truth

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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.”
Francis Bacon - Novum organum
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Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.”
André Gide
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The language of truth is simple.”
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium
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Conformity of the intellect to the things.”
Thomas Aquinas
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On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.”
Mark Twain
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Victor Hugo also said...


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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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