That men saw his mask, but the bishop saw his face. That men saw his life, but the bishop saw his conscience.
More Quotes from Victor Hugo:The poor man shuddered, overflowed with an angelic joy; he declared in his transport that this would last through life; he said to himself that he really had not suffered enough to deserve such radiant happiness, and he thanked God, in the depths of his soul, for having permitted that he, a miserable man, should be so loved by this innocent being
A stand can be made against invasion by an army no stand can be made against invasion by an idea.
Change your opinions, keep to your principles; change your leaves, keep intact your roots.
He endeavored to collect his thoughts, but did not succeed. At those hours especially when we have sorest need of grasping the sharp realities of life do the threads of though snap off in the brain.
Books are cold but safe friends
For dogs we kings should have lions, and for cats, tigers. The great benefits a crown.
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