The realities of life do not allow themselves to be forgotten.
More Quotes from Victor Hugo:The human soul has still greater need of the ideal than of the real. It is by the real that we exist; it is by the ideal that we live.
Be happy without picking flaws.
A creditor is worse than a slave-owner; for the master owns only your person, but a creditor owns your dignity, and can command it.
The wise man does not grow old, but ripens.
The first proof of charity in a priest, especially a bishop, is poverty.
They are the same thing. Conscience is the amount of inner knowledge that we possess.
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