The supreme happiness of life consists in the conviction that one is loved; loved for one's own sake -- let us say rather, loved in spite of one's self.
More Quotes from Victor Hugo:It's not enough to abolish abuse; custom must also be transformed. The mill was pulled down, but the wind still blows.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
Love is a portion of the soul itself, and it is of the same nature as the celestial breathing of the atmosphere of paradise.
In the Twentieth Century war will be dead, the scaffold will be dead, hatred will be dead, frontier boundaries will be dead, dogmas will be dead man will live. He will possess something higher than all thesea great country, the whole earth, and a great hope, the whole heaven.
Life is a theatre set in which there are but few practicable entrances.
Diamonds are to be found only in the darkness of the earth, and truth in the darkness of the mind.
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Film music should have the same relationship to the film drama that somebody's piano playing in my living room has on the book I am reading.