50 Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

50 Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo




50 Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo. Here are the best Victor Hugo quotes and sayings that inspire people. Also known in his full name Victor Marie Vicomte Hugo is one of the best French writers and poets of all time. Victor Hugo is also a dramatist of the Romantic movement and an outstanding novelist in history. May these famous Victor Hugo quotes give you inspiration, motivation, and knowledge in your life's journey. You can share these Victor Hugo quotes that inspire life, love, literature, education, etc. with your friends, family, and loved ones.


Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

1. To destroy abuses is not enough; Habits must also be changed. The windmill has gone, but the wind is still there. - Victor Hugo



Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

2. The word which God has written on the brow of every man is Hope. - Victor Hugo



Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

3. The first symptom of love in a young man is timidity; in a girl boldness. - Victor Hugo



Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

4. Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers? - Victor Hugo



Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

5. When dictatorship is a fact, revolution becomes a right. - Victor Hugo



Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

6. There are fathers who do not love their children; there is no grandfather who does not adore his grandson. - Victor Hugo



Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

7. Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education. - Victor Hugo



Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

8. A shadow is hard to seize by the throat and dash to the ground. - Victor Hugo



Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

9. When a woman is talking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes. - Victor Hugo



Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

10. Be a bird perched on a frail branch that she feels bending beneath her, still, she sings away all the same, knowing she has wings. - Victor Hugo



Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

11. England has two books, the Bible and Shakespeare. England made Shakespeare, but the Bible made England. - Victor Hugo



Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

12. A one-eyed man is much more incomplete than a blind man, for he knows what it is that's lacking. - Victor Hugo



Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

13. All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come. - Victor Hugo



Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

14. Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters. - Victor Hugo



Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

15. It is by suffering that human beings become angels. - Victor Hugo



Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

16. I don’t mind what Congress does, as long as they don’t do it in the streets and frighten the horses. - Victor Hugo



Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

17. Indigestion is charged by God with enforcing morality on the stomach. - Victor Hugo



Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

18. There are many tongues to talk, and but few heads to think. - Victor Hugo



Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

19. Table talk and lovers’ talk equally elude the grasp; lovers’ talk clouds, table talk is smoke. - Victor Hugo



Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

20. Love is the foolishness of men and the wisdom of God. - Victor Hugo



Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

21. Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent. - Victor Hugo



Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

22. Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise. - Victor Hugo



Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

23. To love another person is to see the face of God. - Victor Hugo



Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

24. Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees. - Victor Hugo



Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

25. People do not lack strength, they lack the will. - Victor Hugo



Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

26. If I speak, I am condemned. If I stay silent, I am damned! - Victor Hugo



Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

27. You ask me what forces me to speak? a strange thing; my conscience. - Victor Hugo



Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

28. The future has several names. For the weak, it is impossible; for the fainthearted, it is unknown; but for the valiant, it is ideal. - Victor Hugo



Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

29. There is always more misery among the lower classes than there is humanity in the higher. - Victor Hugo



Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

30. It is not easy to keep silent when silence is a lie. - Victor Hugo



Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

31. Fashions have done more harm than revolutions. - Victor Hugo


Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

32. A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is visible labor and there is invisible labor. - Victor Hugo


Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

33. Nothing makes a man so adventurous as an empty pocket. - Victor Hugo


Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

34. Teach the ignorant as much as you can; society is culpable in not providing a free education for all and it must answer for the night which it produces. If the soul is left in darkness sins will be committed. The guilty one is not he who commits the sin, but he who causes the darkness. - Victor Hugo


Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

35. Reason is intelligence taking exercise. Imagination is intelligence with an erection. - Victor Hugo


Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

36. Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees. - Victor Hugo


Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

37. To love or have loved, that is enough. Ask nothing further. There is no other pearl to be found in the dark folds of life. - Victor Hugo


Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

38. 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. God is awake. - Victor Hugo


Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

39. Love is like a tree: it grows by itself, roots itself deeply in our being and continues to flourish over a heart in ruin. The inexplicable fact is that the blinder it is, the more tenacious it is. It is never stronger than when it is completely unreasonable. - Victor Hugo



Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

40. Laughter is sunshine, it chases winter from the human face. - Victor Hugo


Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

41. To put everything in balance is good, to put everything in harmony is better. - Victor Hugo


Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

42. Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent. - Victor Hugo


Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

43. The power of a glance has been so much abused in love stories, that it has come to be disbelieved in. Few people dare now to say that two beings have fallen in love because they have looked at each other. Yet it is in this way that love begins, and in this way only. - Victor Hugo


Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

44. He never went out without a book under his arm, and he often came back with two. - Victor Hugo


Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

45. No army can withstand the strength of an idea whose time has come. - Victor Hugo


Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

46. What Is Love? I have met in the streets a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, the water passed through his shoes and the stars through his soul. - Victor Hugo


Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

47. To die for lack of love is horrible. The asphyxia of the soul. - Victor Hugo


Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

48. When love has fused and mingled two beings in a sacred and angelic unity, the secret of life has been discovered so far as they are concerned; they are no longer anything more than the two boundaries of the same destiny; they are no longer anything but the two wings of the same spirit. Love, soar. - Victor Hugo


Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo

49. An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise. - Victor Hugo



Famous quotes and sayings by Victor Hugo


50. To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark. - Victor Hugo

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