Top 10 Quotes by Victor Hugo

Victor Hugo

Civil war.... What did the words mean? Was there any such thing as "foreign war"? Was not all warfare between men warfare between brothers?

Victor Hugo
Men like me are impossible until the day when they become necessary.
Victor Hugo

If people did not love one another, I really don't see what use there would be in having any spring.

Victor Hugo
To sum up all, let it be known that science and religion are two identical words. The learned do not suspect this, no more do the religious. These two words express the two sides of the same fact, which is the infinite. Religion-Science, this is the future of the human mind.
Victor Hugo

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.

Victor Hugo
In the domain of art there is no light without heat.
Victor Hugo

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

Victor Hugo
God in his harmony has equal endsFor cedar that resists and reed that bends;For good it is a woman sometimes rules,Holds in her hand the power, and manners, schools,And laws, and mind; succeeding master proud,With gentle voice and smiles she leads the crowd,The somber human troop.
Victor Hugo

Love partakes of the soul itself. it is of the same nature. like it, it is a divine spark, like it, it is incorruptible, indivisible, imperishable, it is the point of fire which is within us, which is immortal and infinite, which nothing can limit and nothing can extinguish.

Victor Hugo
Philosophy should be an energy; it should find its aim and its effect in the amelioration of mankind.