Top 10 Quotes by Victor Hugo

Victor Hugo

To rise at six, to dine at ten,To sup at six, to sleep at ten,Makes a man live for ten times ten.

Victor Hugo
A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them. Victor H
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What love commences can be finished by God alone.

Victor Hugo
In every cradle decked with rosy wreath Lurk germs of death.
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While contemplating the bride, and eyeing the cake of soap, he muttered between his teeth: 'Tuesday. It was not Tuesday. Was it Tuesday? Perhaps it was Tuesday. Yes, it was Tuesday.' No one has ever discovered to what this monologue referred. Yes, perchance, this monologue had some connection with the last occasion on which he had dined, three days before, for it was now Friday.

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He had slipped, climbed, rolled, searched, walked, persevered, that is all. Such is the secret of all triumphs.
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People weighed down with troubles do not look back; they know only too well that misfortune stalks them.

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Give to a being the useless, and deprive him of the needful, and you have the gamin.
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If a man has his throat cut in Paris, it's a murder. If 50,000 people are murdered in the east, it is a question.

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Science is continually correcting what it has said. Fertile corrections... science is a ladder... poetry is a winged flight... An artistic masterpiece exists for all time... Dante does not efface Homer.