Victor Hugo Quotes


201 Victor Hugo quotes:



"There are people who observe the rules of honor as we observe the stars: from a distance"
Author: Hugo Quotes Category: Honor Quotes
"There is nothing as exciting as an idea whose time has come"
Author: Hugo Quotes Category: Ideas Quotes
"For prying into any human affairs, non are equal to those whom it does not concern."
Author: Hugo Quotes Category: Gossip Quotes
"Have no fear of robbers or murderers. They are external dangers, petty dangers. We should fear ourselves. Prejudices are the real robbers; vices the real murders. The great dangers are within us. Why worry about what threatens our heads or purses? Let us think instead of what threatens our souls."
Author: Hugo Quotes Category: Integrity Quotes
"A creditor is worse than a slave-owner; for the master owns only your person, but a creditor owns your dignity, and can command it."
Author: Hugo Quotes Category: French Author Quotes
"A compliment is like a kiss through a veil."
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"Be as a bird perched on a frail branch that she feels bending beneath her, still she sings away all the same, knowing she has wings."
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"To think of shadows is a serious thing."
Author: Hugo Quotes Category: French Author Quotes
"It is nothing to die. It is frightful not to live."
Author: Hugo Quotes Category: French Author Quotes
"Joy's smile is much closer to tears than laughter."
"Liberation is not deliverance."
Author: Hugo Quotes Category: French Author Quotes
"The last resort of kings, the cannonball. The last resort of the people, the paving stone."
Author: Hugo Quotes Category: French Author Quotes
"He, who every morning plans the transactions of the day, and follows that plan, carries a thread that will guide him through a labyrinth of the most busy life."
Author: Hugo Quotes Category: French Author Quotes
"An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come."
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"One can resist the invasion of an army but one cannot resist the invasion of ideas."
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"One is not idle because one is absorbed. There is both visible and invisible labor. To contemplate is to toil, to think is to do. The crossed arms work, the clasped hands act. The eyes upturned to Heaven are an act of creation."
Author: Hugo Quotes Category: French Author Quotes
"The wicked envy and hate; it is their way of admiring."
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"There is nothing like a dream to create the future."
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"The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable."
Author: Hugo Quotes Category: French Author Quotes
"What a grand thing, to be loved! What a grander thing still, to love!"
Author: Hugo Quotes Category: French Author Quotes



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