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Victor Hugo

1802-1885. French poet, dramatist and novelist.

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He who opens a school door, closes a prison.

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Initiative is doing the right thing without being told.

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Those who live are those who fight.

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To love another person is to see the face of God. [Les Miserables]

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Forty is the old age of youth, fifty is the youth of old age.

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Life is the flower for which love is the honey.

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Music expresses that which can not be said and on which it is impossible to be silent

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To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark.

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The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved, loved for ourselves, or rather loved in spite of ourselves. - Hugo, Victor

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I met in the street a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, his cloak was out at the elbows, the water passed through his shoes -- and the stars through his soul.

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