Victor Hugo (1802-1885) French author, lyric poet, dramatist

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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. - Victor Hugo


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


To love another person is to see the face of God. [Les Miserables, 1862] - Victor Hugo


Genius is a promontory jutting out into the future. - Victor Hugo


There are people who observe the rules of honour as we do the stars, from a great distance. - Victor Hugo


Popularity? It is glory's small change. - Victor Hugo


What I feel for you seems less of earth and more of a cloudless heaven. - Victor Hugo


Human intelligence discovered a way of perpetuating itself, one not only more durable and more resistant than architecture, but also simpler and easier. - Victor Hugo


The best religion is tolerance. - Victor Hugo


The future has many names: For the weak, it means the unattainable. For the fearful, it means the unknown. For the courageous, it means opportunity. - Victor Hugo


One is not idle because one is absorbed. There is both visible and invisible labour. 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. - Victor Hugo