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French romantic Poet, Novelist and Dramatist, 1802-1885
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Life's greatest happiness is to be convinced we are loved.
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Life, misfortunes, isolation, abandonment, poverty, are battlefields which have their heroes; obscure heroes, sometimes greater than the illustrious heroes
Love is a portion of the soul itself, and it is of the same nature as the celestial breathing of the atmosphere of paradise.
Love, thine is the future. Death, I use thee, but I hate thee. Citizens, there shall be in the future neither darkness nor thunderbolts; neither ferocious ignorance nor blood for blood.
Loving is half of believing.
Mankind is not a circle with a single center but an ellipse with two focal points of which facts are one and ideas the other.
Melancholy is the pleasure of being sad
Music expresses that which can not be said and on which it is impossible to be silent
Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and cannot remain silent
My coat and I live comfortably together. It has assumed all my wrinkles, does not hurt me anywhere, has molded itself on my deformaties, and is complacent to all my movements, and I only feel its presence because it keeps me warm. Old coats and old f
My friends, remember this, that there are no weeds, and no worthless men, there are only bad farmers.
My tastes are aristocratic, my actions democratic.
Nations, like stars, are entitled to eclipse. All is well, provided the light returns and the eclipse does not become endless night. Dawn and resurrection are synonymous. The reappearance of the light is the same as the survival of the soul.
No army can withstand the strength of an idea whose time has come.
No one keeps a secret so well as a child
No one knows like a woman how to say things which are at once gentle and deep
Nothing awakens a reminiscence like an odor
Nothing else in the world...not all the so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
One can dream of something more terrible than a hell where one suffers; it's a hell where one would get bored.
One can resist the invasion of an army but one cannot resist the invasion of ideas.
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