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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

Quote

Truth is like the sun. It casts light on everything but does not let itself stared at.
Victor Hugo




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
La vérité est comme le soleil. Elle fait tout voir et ne se laisse pas regarder.”
Victor Hugo

German
Die Wahrheit ist wie die Sonne. Sie erhellt alles, lässt sich aber nicht betrachten.”
Victor Hugo




See also  

See also...



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Neither the sun nor death can be looked at without winking.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims

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To a Friend of Light
If you want to spare your eyes and your mind,
follow the sun from the shadows behind.”

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - The Joyful Science




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Love truth, but pardon error.”
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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.”
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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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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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Quotes for: sun

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It is found again.
What? Eternity.
It is the sea
Gone with the sun.”

Arthur Rimbaud
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The sun is new each day.”
Heraclitus of Ephesus
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Education is another sun to those who are educated.”
Heraclitus of Ephesus
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As the sun is the light of the day, so the soul is the light of the awakened body. As the moon is the light of the night, so is the soul the light of the sleeping body.”
Hildegard of Bingen - Causae et Curae
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The counsels of old age give light without heat, like the sun in winter.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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To correct a natural indifference I was placed half-way between misery and the sun. Misery kept me from believing that all was well under the sun, and the sun taught me that history wasn't everything.”
Albert Camus
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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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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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Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.”
Victor Hugo
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