J'accuse toute violence en l'education d'une ame tendre, qu'on dresse pour l'honneur, et la liberté.

Michel De Montaigne
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J'accuse toute violence en l'education d'une ame tendre, qu'on dresse pour l'honneur, et la liberté." (translated, "I accuse all violence in the education of a tender soul, which is raised for honor and freedom.") is a famous statement written by the French writer, Victor Hugo. Hugo was born on this day in 1802. He was an influential author who wrote more than twenty novels and plays. He was also the first president of the International Commission of Human Rights.

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