Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
By: Victor Hugo
The ode lives upon the ideal, the epic upon the grandiose, the drama upon the real... viewBy: Victor Hugo
It is from books that wise people derive consolation in the troubles of life... viewBy: Victor Hugo
There have been in this century only one great man and one great thing: Napoleon and liberty. For want of the great man, let us have the great thing... viewBy: Victor Hugo
The little people must be sacred to the big ones, and it is from the rights of the weak that the duty of the strong is comprised... viewBy: Victor Hugo
There are thoughts which are prayers. There are moments when, whatever the posture of the body, the soul is on its knees... viewBy: Victor Hugo
I am an intelligent river which has reflected successively all the banks before which it has flowed by meditating only on the images offered by those changing shores... viewBy: Victor Hugo