Without vanity, without coquetry, without curiosity, in a word, without the fall, woman would not be woman. Much of her grace is in her frailty.
More Quotes from Victor Hugo:We may remark in passing that to be blind and beloved may, in this world where nothing is perfect, be among the most strangely exquisite forms of happiness. The supreme happiness in life is the assurance of being loved of being loved for oneself, even in spite of oneself and this assurance the blind man possesses. In his affliction, to be served is to be caressed. Does he lack anything no. Possessing love he is not deprived of light. A love, moreover, that is wholly pure. There can be no blindness where there is this certainty.
Poverty and wealth are comparative sins.
The three great problems of this century; the degradation of man in the proletariat, the subjection of women through hunger, the atrophy of the child by darkness.
I don't mind what Congress does, as long as they don't do it in the streets and frighten the horses.
God created the flirt as soon as he made the fool.
You say, 'Where goest Thou' I cannot tell, And still go on. But if the way be straight I cannot go amiss before me lies Dawn and the day the night behind me that Suffices me I break the bounds I see, And nothing more believe and nothing less. My future is not one of my concerns.
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A lot of things happened when I left there, and to be fair they treated me really bad, and now I have to play against them so I don't have any feelings for them at all.
Here in America we are descended in blood and in spirit from revolutionists and rebels - men and women who dare to dissent from accepted doctrine. As their heirs, may we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.
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