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
More Quotes from Victor Hugo:When God desires to destroy a thing, he entrusts its destruction to the thing itself. Every bad institution of this world ends by suicide.
When a man understands the art of seeing, he can trace the spirit of an age and the features of a king even in the knocker on a door.
A room where one merely goes to bed costs twenty sous but a room where one retires may cost twenty francs.
M. Mabeuf's political opinion was a passionate fondness for plants, and a still greater one for books. He had, like everybody else, his termination in ist, without which nobody could have lived in those times, but he was neither a royalist, nor a Bonapartist, nor a chartist, nor an Orleanist, nor an anarchist; he was an old-bookist.
Hope is the word which God has written on the brow of every man.
Are you afraid of the good you might do?
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It doesn't mean that I won't be sexy or hip or anything like that.
However, the sciences of society and of history retained their old subservient relation to metaphysics for a long time - well into the eighteenth century.
Anything that consoles is fake.