Go to sleep in peace. God is awake.
Revery, which is thought in its nebulous state, borders closely upon the land of sleep, by which it is bounded as by a natural frontier.
The world of sleep has an existence of its own.
The Parisian is to the French what the Athenian was to the Greeks: no one sleeps better than he, no one is more openly frivolous and idle, no one appears more heedless. But this is misleading. He is given to every kind of listlessness, but when there is glory to be won he may be inspired with every
A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.
Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace.
To rise at six, to dine at ten,To sup at six, to sleep at ten,Makes a man live for ten times ten.
It is an unpleasant thing to go to bed without supper, it is a still less pleasant thing not to sup and not to know where one is to sleep.
...We pray together, we are afraid together, and then we go to sleep. Even if Satan came into the house, no one would interfere. After all, what is there to fear in this house? There is always one with us who is the strongest. Satan may visit our house, but the good Lord lives here.
Mothers arms are made of tenderness, And sweet sleep blesses the child who lies therein.
At least you are mine! Soon â€“ in a few months, perhaps, my angel will sleep in my arms, will awaken in my arms, will live there. All your thought at all moments, all your looks will be for me; all my thought, all my moments, all my looks will be for you!
Sleep comes more easily than it returns.
The clouds, - the only birds that never sleep.
It seemed to be a necessary ritual that he should prepare himself for sleep by meditating under the solemnity of the night sky... a mysterious transaction between the infinity of the soul and the infinity of the universe.
The earlier works of a man of genius are always preferred to the newer ones, in order to prove that he is going down instead of up.
...there is a point when the unfortunate and the infamous are associated and confused in a word, a mortal word, les miserables
The spirit of God, like the sun, always gives all its light at once. The spirit of man resembles the pale moon, which has its phases, its absences and its returns, its lucidity and its spots, its fullness and its disappearance, which borrows all its light from the rays of the sun, and which still da
Perseverance, secret of all triumphs.
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.
Women are more credulous than men.
He who contemplates the depths of Paris is seized with vertigo. Nothing is more fantastic. Nothing is more tragic. Nothing is more sublime.
No one knows like a woman how to say things which are at once gentle and deep.
Foppery is the egotism of clothes.
The greatest blunders, like the thickest ropes, are often compounded of a multitude of strands. Take the rope apart, separate it into the small threads that compose it, and you can break them one by one. You think, That is all there was! But twist them all together and you have something tremendous.
To put everything in balance is good, to put everything in harmony is better.
If God had intended that man should go backward, he would have given him eyes in the back of his head.
Taste is the common sense of genius.
Yes, instruction! Light! Light! Everything comes from light, and to everything it returns.
Our life dreams the Utopia. Our death achieves the Ideal. Victor
It is only barbarous nations who have a sudden growth after a victory
A one-eyed man is much more incomplete than a blind man, for he knows what it is that's lacking.
Work, which makes a man free, and thought, which makes him worthy of freedom.
Greater than the tread of mighty armies is an idea whose time has come. Victor
Habit is the nursery of errors.