Victor Hugo quotes - 20 of
The beautiful has but one type, the ugly has a thousand.
The ode lives upon the ideal, the epic upon the grandiose, the drama upon the real.
The aim of art is almost divine: to bring to life again if it is writing history, to create if it is writing poetry.
The drama is complete poetry. The ode and the epic contain it only in germ; it contains both of them in a state of high developmen
Primitive times are lyrical, ancient times epical, modern times dramatic. The ode sings of eternity, the epic imparts solemnity to
When liberty returns, I will return.
Popularity? It's glory's small change.
The mountains, the forest, and the sea, render men savage; they develop the fierce, but yet do not destroy the human.
Men like me are impossible until the day when they become necessary.
It is the end. But of what? The end of France? No. The end of kings? Yes.
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