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Famous Victor Hugo Quotes

Famous Victor Hugo Quotes


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Famous Victor Hugo Quotes

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  • "Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent."
  • "There is always more misery among the lower classes than there is humanity in the higher."


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  • "A great artist is a great man in a great child."
  • "A mother's arms are made of tenderness, and children sleep soundly in them."
  • "Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men."
  • "Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age."
  • "When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age.


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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."
  • "Even the darkest night will end, and the sun will rise."
  • "Hope is the word which God has written on the brow of every man."
  • "The future has several names. For the weak, it is impossible; for the fainthearted, it is unknown; but for the valiant, it is ideal."


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  • "A study can be made against invasion by an army. No stand can be made against invasion by an idea."
  • "An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise."
  • "He who opens a school door closes a prison."
  • "If you wish to understand what revolution is, call it progress, and if you wish to understand what progress is, call it tomorrow."
  • "Mankind is not a circle with a single center but an ellipse with two focal points of which facts are one and ideas the other."
  • "Nothing is stronger than an idea whose time has come."


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  • "Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when whatever be the attitude of the body; the soul is on its knees."
  • "Initiative is doing the right thing without being told."
  • "It is by suffering that human beings become angels."
  • "It is nothing to die. It is frightful not to live."
  • "Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face."
  • "Not being heard is no reason for silence."
  • "Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time."
  • "The guilty one is not he who commits the sin, but the one who causes the darkness."


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  • "The greatest happiness in life is the conviction that we are loved, loved for ourselves, or rather loved in spite of ourselves."
  • "Life is the flower for which love is the honey."
  • "Love is a portion of the soul itself, and it is of the same nature as the celestial breathing of the atmosphere of paradise."
  • "Our mind is enriched by what we receive, our heart by what we give."
  • "The great acts of love are done by those who are habitually performing small acts of kindness."


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