A day will come when markets, open to trade, and minds, open to ideas, will become the sole battlefield.
More Quotes from Victor Hugo:To give thanks in solitude is enough. Thanksgiving has wings and goes where it must go. Your prayer knows much more about it than you do.
I feel within me the future life. I am like a forest that has been razed the new shoots are stronger and brisker. I shall most certainly rise toward the heavens. The suns rays bathe my head. The earth gives me its generous sap, but the heavens illuminat.
Religions do a useful thing: they narrow God to the limits of man. Philosophy replies by doing a necessary thing: it elevates man to the plane of God.
One is not idle because one is absorbed. There is both visible and invisible labor. To contemplate is to toil, to think is to do. The crossed arms work, the clasped hands act. The eyes upturned to Heaven are an act of creation.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
The ode lives upon the ideal, the epic upon the grandiose, the drama upon the real.
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