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

- Victor Hugo




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.

- Victor Hugo



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

- Victor Hugo



Adversity makes men,and prosperity makes monsters.

- Victor Hugo



No man is more unhappy than the one who is never in adversity; the greatest affliction of life is never to be afflicted.

- Victor Hugo



When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age.

- Victor Hugo



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

- Victor Hugo



You are adorable, mademoiselle. I study your feet with the microscope and your soul with the telescope.

- Victor Hugo