Lived from: 1802-1885
Category: Writers (Contemporary)
Quotes: Victor Hugo
Quotes 76 till 78 of 78.
We say that slavery has vanished from European civilization, but this is not true. Slavery still exists, but now it applies only to women and its name is prostitution.
When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age.
Where the telescope ends, the microscope begins. Which of the two has the grander view?
Subjects in these quotes:
Francois de la Rochefoucauld
French writer 176
French writer and essayist 134
French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 132
Jean de la Bruyère
French writer 70
French writer and philosopher 67
French writer (ps. of J. A. Thibault) 57
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
French writer 49
French writer 45