Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Quote of the Day (Victor Hugo, on Misery and Humanity in Different Classes)

“There is always more misery among the lower classes than there is humanity in the higher.”—French novelist-poet Victor Hugo (1802-1885), Les Miserables (1862)

(The image accompanying this post shows Fredric March as Jean Valjean in the 1935 film adaptation of Les Miserables, co-starring Charles Laughton as nemesis Inspector Javert.)

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