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Bishop Myriel Quotes

Five of the best book quotes from Bishop Myriel
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Progress must believe in God. The good cannot be served by impiety. An atheist is an evil leader of the human race.
Victor Hugo
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Les Miserables
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Bishop Myriel
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social change
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He sought to counsel and soothe the despairing by pointing to the resigned, and to transform the grief which sees only a pit into the grief with sees a star.
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The supreme happiness in life is the assurance of being loved; of being loved for oneself, even in spite of oneself.
Bishop Myriel
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love
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There are men who dig for gold; he dug for compassion. Poverty was his goldmine; and the universality of suffering a reason for the universality of charity.
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Excess of suffering, as we have seen, had made him in some sort a visionary.

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