Victor Hugo Quotes.
The soul has illusions as the bird has wings: it is supported by them.
Those who live are those who fight.
Our life dreams the Utopia. Our death achieves the Ideal.
A poet who is a bad man is a degraded being, baser and more culpable than a bad man who is not a poet.
As a means of contrast with the sublime, the grotesque is, in our view, the richest source that nature can offer.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.
One of the hardest tasks is to extract continually from one’s soul an almost inexhaustible ill will.
There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time as come.
Conscience is God present in man.
To rise from error to truth is rare and beautiful.
What is history? An echo of the past in the future; a reflex from the future on the past.
The animal is ignorant of the fact that he knows. The man is aware of the fact that he is ignorant.
It is nothing to die. It is frightful not to live.
Style is the substance of the subject called unceasingly to the surface.
Because one doesn’t like the way things are is no reason to be unjust towards God.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.