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55 Famous Quotes by Victor Hugo
2/26/1802 - 5/22/1885
Also Known As:  
Victor Marie Hugo     Victor-Marie Hugo
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Dark Error's other hidden side is truth.

Errors Quotes, by Victor Hugo , Source: La Legende des Siecles

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I was always a lover of soft-winged things.

Birds Quotes, by Victor Hugo , Source: I Was Always a Lover

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King of the peak and glacier, King of the cold, white scalps, He lifts his head at that close tread, The eagle of the Alps.

Eagles Quotes, by Victor Hugo , Source: Swiss Mercenaries

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Then press my lips, where plays a flame of bliss,-- A pure and holy love-light,--and forsake The angel for the woman in a kiss, At once I wis, My soul will wake!

Kisses Quotes, by Victor Hugo , Source: Come When I Sleep

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The stars were glittering in the heaven's dusk meadows, Far west, among those flowers of the shadows, The thin, clear crescent lustrous over her, Made Ruth raise question, looking through the bars Of heaven, with eyes half-oped, what God, what comer Unto the harvest of the eternal summer, Had flung his golden hook down on the field of stars.

Moon Quotes, by Victor Hugo , Source: Boaz Asleep

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Madame, bear in mind That princes govern all things--save the wind.

Wind Quotes, by Victor Hugo , Source: The Infanta's Rose

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Like our dawn, merely a sob of light.

Light Quotes, by Victor Hugo , Source: La Legende des Siecles

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For sight is woman-like and shuns the old. (Ah! he can see enough, when years are told, Who backwards looks.)

Sight Quotes, by Victor Hugo , Source: Eviradnus (IX)

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For, to make deserts, God, who rules mankind, Begins with kings, and ends the work by wind.

Ruin Quotes, by Victor Hugo , Source: The Vanished City

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Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.

Education Quotes, by Victor Hugo

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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.

Sleep Quotes, by Victor Hugo

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Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause.

Argument Quotes, by Victor Hugo

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Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.

Age Quotes, by Victor Hugo

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A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.

All about love Quotes, by Victor Hugo

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The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved -- loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.

All about love Quotes, by Victor Hugo

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The supreme happiness in life is the conviction that we are loved.

All about love Quotes, by Victor Hugo

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Wisdom is a sacred communion.

Christianity Quotes, by Victor Hugo

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Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.

Adversity Quotes, by Victor Hugo

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Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.

Common sense Quotes, by Victor Hugo

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There is no such thing as a little country. The greatness of a people is no more determined by their number than the greatness of a man is determined by his height.

Country Quotes, by Victor Hugo

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The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves. -Victor Hugo.

Happiness Quotes, by Victor Hugo

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Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.

Laughter Quotes, by Victor Hugo

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The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved.

Love Quotes, by Victor Hugo

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Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.

Music Quotes, by Victor Hugo

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To reform a man, you must begin with his grandmother.

Reform Quotes, by Victor Hugo

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