Victor Marie Hugo

France
26 Feb 1802 // 22 May 1885
Poet / Novelist / Playwrigh t /Essayist

No one keeps a secret so well as a child.

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On Anger: "For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
Essays
On Destiny: "Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today."
Human, All Too Human
On Friendship: "A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."
Essays