Quotes by Victor Hugo

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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.
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How did it happen that their lips came together? How does it happen that birds sing, that snow melts, that the rose unfolds, that the dawn whitens behind the stark shapes of trees on the quivering summit of the hill? A kiss, and all was said.
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Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.
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 faces  laughter  winter  

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The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
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 love  

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A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor
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 idleness  thinking  

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Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.
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 age  

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Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.
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 god  prayer  

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Separated lovers cheat absence by a thousand fancies which have their own reality. They are prevented from seeing one another and they cannot write; nevertheless they find countless mysterious ways of corresponding, by sending each other the song of birds, the scent of flowers, the laughter of children, the light of the sun, the sighing of the wind, and the gleam of the stars - all the beauties of creation.
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Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.
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A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.
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 mothers  

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