character

Bishop Myriel Quotes

Five of the best book quotes from Bishop Myriel
  1. #1
    Progress must believe in God. The good cannot be served by impiety. An atheist is an evil leader of the human race.
  2. #2
    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.
  3. #3
    The supreme happiness in life is the assurance of being loved; of being loved for oneself, even in spite of oneself.
  4. #4
    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.
  5. #5
    Excess of suffering, as we have seen, had made him in some sort a visionary.