The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.

By : Victor Hugo

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Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.

By : Victor Hugo

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We see past time in a telescope and present time in a microscope. Hence the apparent enormities of the present.

By : Victor Hugo

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There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time as come.

By : Victor Hugo

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Greater than the tread of mighty armies is an idea whose time has come.

By : Victor Hugo

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Nothing else in the world... not all the armies... is so powerful as an idea whose time has come.

By : Victor Hugo

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One sometimes says: 'He killed himself because he was bored with life.' One ought rather to say: 'He killed himself because he was bored by lack of life.'

By : Victor Hugo

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It is often necessary to know how to obey a woman in order sometimes to have the right to command her.

By : Victor Hugo

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All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.

By : Victor Hugo

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An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come.

By : Victor Hugo

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Il n'y a rien de plus précieux en ce monde que le sentiment d'exister pour quelqu'un.

By : Victor Hugo

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La poésie c'est tout ce qu'il y a d'intime dans tout.

By : Victor Hugo

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