Victor Hugo

Victor
Hugo
1802
1885

French Author, Poet, Novelist and Dramatist, one of the best-known French Romantic Writers

Author Quotes

There is always more misery among the lower classes than there is humanity in the higher.

As the purse is emptied, the heart is filled.

There is one spectacle grander than the sea, that is the sky; there is one spectacle grander than the sky, that is the interior of the soul.

Certain thoughts are prayers. There are certain moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.

There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time has come.

For man's greatest actions are performed in minor struggles. Life, misfortune, isolation, abandonment and poverty are battlefields which have their heroes - obscure heroes who are at times greater than illustrious heroes.

To live a life which is a perpetual falsehood is to suffer unknown tortures.

For prying into any human affairs, none are equal to those whom it does not concern.

To meditate is to labor; to think is to act.

Author Picture
First Name
Victor
Last Name
Hugo
Birth Date
1802
Death Date
1885
Bio

French Author, Poet, Novelist and Dramatist, one of the best-known French Romantic Writers