Victor Hugo

 

 

From “The Hunchback Of Notre Dame”

 

“I wanted to see you again, touch you, know who you were, see if I would find you identical with the ideal image of you which had remained with me and perhaps shatter my dream with the aid of reality.

 

 

 

From Les Misérables

 

“If I speak, I am condemned.

If I stay silent, I am damned!”

 

“Teach the ignorant as much as you can; society is culpable in not providing a free education for all and it must answer for the night which it produces. If the soul is left in darkness sins will be committed. The guilty one is not he who commits the sin, but he who causes the darkness.”

 

“There is something more terrible than a hell of suffering--a hell of boredom. ”


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