Be like the bird that, passing on her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing that she hath wings. —Victor Hugo

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Be like the bird that, passing on her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing that she hath wings.

VICTOR HUGO

poet, novelist, playwright

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liberty AUGUST 27, 2015
how amazing

Mary from Columbia Heights, MN 55421 AUGUST 24, 2015
One to memorize. So much comfort - as my daughter heads off to college.


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