People do not read stupidities with impunity.

-Victor Hugo
Victor Hugo

The day that a woman who is passing before you sheds a light upon you as she goes, you are lost, you love. You have then but one thing to do: to think of her so earnestly that she will be compelled to think of you.

Victor Hugo
When two mouths, made sacred by love, draw near to each other to create, it is impossible, that above that ineffable kiss there should not be a thrill in the immense mystery of the stars.
Victor Hugo

There are no rules, no models; rather, there are no rules other than the general laws of Nature.

Victor Hugo
Life is a theatre set in which there are but few practicable entrances.
Victor Hugo

Great perils have this beauty, that they bring to light the fraternity of strangers.

Victor Hugo
Art moves. Hence its civilizing power.
Victor Hugo

What is the cat?" he exclaimed. "It is a corrective. God, having made the mouse, said, 'I've made a blunder.' And he made the cat. The cat is the erratum of the mouse. The mouse, plus the cat, Is the revised and corrected proof of creation.

Victor Hugo
For dogs we kings should have lions, and for cats, tigers. The great benefits a crown.
Victor Hugo

Algebra applies to the clouds.

Victor Hugo
Marius was of the temperament that sinks into grief and remains there; Cosette was of the sort that plunges in and comes out again.