My mind is my shelter


“Not being heard is no reason for silence.”

10390208_10152138064384646_7761288503193157290_n“To love or have loved, that is enough. Ask nothing further. There is no other pearl to be found in the dark folds of life”.

“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent”

“All of our passions reflect the stars.”

“He never went out without a book under his arm, and he often came back with two.”

“To love another person is to see the face of God.”

“Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake.”

Not being heard is no reason for silence.”

“The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved — loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.”

“Laughter is sunshine, it chases winter from the human face.”

“Those who do not weep, do not see.”  

“Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.”

“People do not lack strength, they lack will.”

“Reason is intelligence taking exercise. Imagination is intelligence with an erection.”

“You who suffer because you love, love still more. To die of love, is to live by it.”

“A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is visible labor and there is invisible labor.”

“No army can withstand the strength of an idea whose time has come.”

“The realities of life do not allow themselves to be forgotten.”

“Nothing is more imminent than the impossible . . . what we must always foresee is the unforeseen.”

“This first glance of a soul which does not yet know itself is like dawn in the heavens; it is the awakening of something radiant and unknown.”

“Success is an ugly thing. Men are deceived by its false resemblances to merit…. They confound the brilliance of the firmament with the star-shaped footprints of a duck in the mud.”

“A man without a woman is like a pistol without a trigger; it is the woman who makes the man go off.”

“Being good is easy, what is difficult is being just.”

“I was dying when you came.”

“Be happy without picking flaws.”

“Morality is truth in full bloom.”

“Sleep comes more easily than it returns.”

“Are you afraid of the good you might do?”

“Happiness wishes everybody happy.”


Victor Hugo



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