Quotation by Victor Hugo

To introduce a new play only six weeks after another has been banned is also a way to speak one's piece to the government. It proves that art and liberty can grow back in one night under the clumsy foot which crushes them.
Victor Hugo (1802–1885), French poet, novelist, playwright, essayist. Trans. by William G. Allen. Lucrezia Borgia, preface (1833).
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