Book Quotes by Victor Hugo

Victor Marie Hugo; 26 February 1802 – 22 May 1885) was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement. Hugo is considered to be one of the greatest and best-known French writers.

Book Quotes by Victor Hugo

Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.

Victor Hugo in Les MisérablesSun, Night & Evening, Beginning

To love another person is to see the face of God.

Victor HugoLove

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

Victor HugoLaughing & Smile

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

Victor HugoWomen, Eyes

Life is the flower for which love is the honey.

Victor HugoLife, Love

He who opens a school door, closes a prison.

Victor HugoEducation, School

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

Victor HugoMusic

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 in Les Misérables

To love another person is to see the face of God.

Victor Hugo in Les Misérables

Not being heard is no reason for silence.

Victor Hugo in Les Misérables

Laughter is sunshine, it chases winter from the human face.

Victor Hugo in Les Misérables

It is nothing to die. It is frightful not to live.

Victor Hugo in Les Misérables

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 in Les Misérables

Those who do not weep, do not see.

Victor Hugo in Les Misérables

You who suffer because you love, love still more. To die of love, is to live by it.

Victor Hugo in Les Misérables

If I speak, I am condemned.
If I stay silent, I am damned!

Victor Hugo in Les Misérables

You ask me what forces me to speak? a strange thing; my conscience.

Victor Hugo in Les Misérables

Life's great happiness is to be convinced we are loved.

Victor Hugo in Les Misérables

There is nothing like a dream to create the future.

Victor Hugo in Les Misérables

A garden to walk in and immensity to dream in--what more could he ask? A few flowers at his feet and above him the stars.

Victor Hugo in Les Misérables

He was fond of books, for they are cool and sure friends.

Victor Hugo in Les Misérables

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

Victor Hugo in Les Misérables