The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved

[Le suprême bonheur de la vie, c’est la conviction qu’on est aimé.]

Victor Hugo (1802-1885) French writer
Les Misérables, Vol. 1 “Fantine,” Book 5 “The Descent,” ch. 4 “M. Madeleine in Mourning” (1862) [tr. Wilbour]

Alt trans.: "The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved."

Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 17-Aug-10
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