As for him, he took the path which shortens,—the Gospel's.
Certain forms are torn down, and it is well that they should be, but on condition that they are followed by reconstruction.
In the presence of...civil war, to testify to humanity!...to prove that above royalties, above revolutions, above earthly questions, there is the immense emotion of the human soul!
Argot is nothing more nor less than a wardrobe in which language, having some bad deed to do, disguises itself. It puts on word-masks and metaphoric rags.
To err is human. To loaf is Parisian.
Love is a fault; so be it.