1821-1880. French novelist.
The most glorious moments in your life are not the so-called days of success, but rather those days when out of dejection and despair you feel rise in you a challenge to life, and the promise of future accomplishments.
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Read in order to live.
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Our ignorance of history causes us to slander our own times.
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Nothing is more humiliating than to see idiots succeed in enterprises we have failed in.
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All one's inventions are true, you can be sure of that. Poetry is as exact a science as geometry.
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