Victor Hugo (Author of Les Miserables) – 50 Beautifull Victor Hugo Quotes & Books that will definitely Lift You Up

Victor Marie Hugo was an French Poet, Novelist, and Dramalist, of the Romantic Movement. Victor Hugo was born on 26 February 1802 in Sesancon. French. and died on 22 May 1885 in Paris, He was regraded as one of the best poet and Novelist of all time in France, his most famous works are the novel “Les MIserables” 1862 and “The Hunchback of Notre- Dame” in 1831.

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Victor Hugo Inspirational & Motivational Quotes

  • To be perfectly happy it does not suffice to possess happiness, it is necessary to have deserved it. – Victor Hugo
  • Death has its revelations: the great sorrows which open the heart open the mind as well; light comes to us with our grief. As for me, I have faith; I believe in a future life. How could I do otherwise? My daughter was a soul; I saw this soul. I touched it, so to speak. – Victor Hugo
  • People do not lack strength; they lack will. – Victor Hugo
  • A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil. – Victor Hugo
  • Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet. – Victor Hugo
  • When a woman is talking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes. – Victor Hugo
  • Life is the flower for which love is the honey. – Victor Hugo
  • To love beauty is to see light. – Victor Hugo
  • Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter. – Victor Hugo
  • Sorrow is a fruit. God does not make it grow on limbs too weak to bear it. – Victor Hugo
  • A society that admits misery, a humanity that admits war, seem to me an inferior society and a debased humanity; it is a higher society and a more elevated humanity at which I am aiming – a society without kings, a humanity without barriers. – Victor Hugo
  • Liberation is not deliverance. – Victor Hugo
  • Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees. – Victor Hugo
  • When God desires to destroy a thing, he entrusts its destruction to the thing itself. Every bad institution of this world ends by suicide. – Victor Hugo
  • Life’s greatest happiness is to be convinced we are loved. – Victor Hugo
  • Men like me are impossible until the day when they become necessary. – Victor Hugo
  • Architecture has recorded the great ideas of the human race. Not only every religious symbol, but every human thought has its page in that vast book. – Victor Hugo
  • I love all men who think, even those who think otherwise than myself. – Victor Hugo
  • How did it happen that their lips came together? How does it happen that birds sing, that snow melts, that the rose unfolds, that the dawn whitens behind the stark shapes of trees on the quivering summit of the hill? A kiss, and all was said. – Victor Hugo
  • Habit is the nursery of errors. – Victor Hugo
  • Change your opinions, keep to your principles; change your leaves, keep intact your roots. – Victor Hugo
  • Intelligence is the wife, imagination is the mistress, memory is the servant. – Victor Hugo
  • To love another person is to see the face of God. – Victor Hugo
  • Our life dreams the Utopia. Our death achieves the Ideal. – Victor Hugo
  • The drama is complete poetry. The ode and the epic contain it only in germ; it contains both of them in a state of high development, and epitomizes both. – Victor Hugo
  • Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause. – Victor Hugo
  • Thought is more than a right – it is the very breath of man. Whoever fetters thought attacks man himself. To speak, to write, to publish, are things, so far as the right is concerned, absolutely identical. They are the ever-enlarging circles of intelligence in action; they are the sonorous waves of thought. – Victor Hugo
  • The three great problems of this century; the degradation of man in the proletariat, the subjection of women through hunger, the atrophy of the child by darkness. – Victor Hugo
  • Virtue has a veil, vice a mask. – Victor Hugo
  • Scepticism, that dry caries of the intelligence. – Victor Hugo
  • There is nothing like a dream to create the future. – Victor Hugo
  • I’m religiously opposed to religion. – Victor Hugo
  • He who opens a school door, closes a prison. – Victor Hugo
  • Son, brother, father, lover, friend. There is room in the heart for all the affections, as there is room in heaven for all the stars. – Victor Hugo
  • Jesus wept; Voltaire smiled. From that divine tear and from that human smile is derived the grace of present civilization. – Victor Hugo
  • Fashions have done more harm than revolutions. – Victor Hugo
  • A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing. – Victor Hugo
  • Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men. – Victor Hugo
  • One can resist the invasion of an army but one cannot resist the invasion of ideas. – Victor Hugo
  • The mountains, the forest, and the sea, render men savage; they develop the fierce, but yet do not destroy the human. – Victor Hugo
  • Well, for us, in history where goodness is a rare pearl, he who was good almost takes precedence over he who was great. – Victor Hugo
  • A war between Europeans is a civil war. – Victor Hugo
  • Toleration is the best religion. – Victor Hugo
  • Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life. – Victor Hugo
  • Love is a portion of the soul itself, and it is of the same nature as the celestial breathing of the atmosphere of paradise. – Victor Hugo
  • An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come. – Victor Hugo
  • Freedom in art, freedom in society, this is the double goal towards which all consistent and logical minds must strive. – Victor Hugo
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  • Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters. – Victor Hugo
  • Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent. – Victor Hugo
  • In the French language, there is a great gulf between prose and poetry; in English, there is hardly any difference. It is a splendid privilege of the great literary languages Greek, Latin, and French that they possess a prose. English has not this privilege. There is no prose in English. – Victor Hugo
  • The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves. – Victor Hugo
  • A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them. – Victor Hugo
  • What would be ugly in a garden constitutes beauty in a mountain. – Victor Hugo
  • All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come. – Victor Hugo
  • The ideal and the beautiful are identical; the ideal corresponds to the idea, and beauty to form; hence idea and substance are cognate. – Victor Hugo
  • Dear God! how beauty varies in nature and art. In a woman the flesh must be like marble; in a statue the marble must be like flesh. – Victor Hugo
  • To love is to act. – Victor Hugo
  • Wisdom is a sacred communion. – Victor Hugo
  • Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time. – Victor Hugo
  • The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather in spite of ourselves. – Victor Hugo
  • To give thanks in solitude is enough. Thanksgiving has wings and goes where it must go. Your prayer knows much more about it than you do. – Victor Hugo
  • Men become accustomed to poison by degrees. – Victor Hugo
  • Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. – Victor Hugo
  • Verse in itself does not constitute poetry. Verse is only an elegant vestment for a beautiful form. Poetry can express itself in prose, but it does so more perfectly under the grace and majesty of verse. It is poetry of soul that inspires noble sentiments and noble actions as well as noble writings. – Victor Hugo
  • Great perils have this beauty, that they bring to light the fraternity of strangers. – Victor Hugo
  • Society is a republic. When an individual tries to lift themselves above others, they are dragged down by the mass, either by ridicule or slander. – Victor Hugo
  • A library implies an act of faith. – Victor Hugo
  • Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education. – Victor Hugo
  • Peace is the virtue of civilization. War is its crime. – Victor Hugo
  • What is history? An echo of the past in the future; a reflex from the future on the past. – Victor Hugo
  • Hope is the word which God has written on the brow of every man. – Victor Hugo
  • Joy’s smile is much closer to tears than laughter. – Victor Hugo
  • Nature has made a pebble and a female. The lapidary makes the diamond, and the lover makes the woman. – Victor Hugo
  • Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn’t every war fought between men, between brothers? – Victor Hugo

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