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So different are the colours of life, as we look forward to the future, or backward to the past and so different the opinions and sentiments which this contrariety of appearance naturally produces, that the conversation of the old and young ends generally with contempt or pity on either side.
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Victor Hugo

French poet and novelist and dramatist; leader of the romantic movement in France (1802-1885)

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