What is called honors and dignities, and even honor and dignity, is generally fool's gold.

-Victor Hugo
Victor Hugo

Logic ignores the almost, just as the sun ignores the candle.

Victor Hugo
Teach the ignorant as much as you can; society is culpable in not providing a free education for all and it must answer for the night which it produces. If the soul is left in darkness sins will be committed. The guilty one is not he who commits the sin, but he who causes the darkness.
Victor Hugo

I see black light (his last words)

Victor Hugo
Do not forget, do not ever forget, that you have promised me to use the money to make yourself an honest man.' Valjean, who did not recall having made any promise, was silent. The bishop had spoken the words slowly and deliberately. He concluded with a solemn emphasis: Jean Valjean, my brother, you no longer belong to what is evil but to what is good. I have bought your soul to save it from black thoughts and the spirit of perdition, and I give it to God.
Victor Hugo

Dreaming is happiness. Waiting is life.

Victor Hugo
Everything being a constant carnival, there is no carnival left. Victor Hug
Victor Hugo

Take all reasonable advantage of that which the present may offer you. It is the only time which is ours. Yesterday is buried forever, and to-morrow we may never see.

Victor Hugo
To love or have loved is all-sufficing. We must not ask for more. No other pearl is to be found in the shadowfolds of life. To love is an accomplishment.
Victor Hugo

I think I missed my calling. I should have been an interior decorator.

Victor Hugo
He who is not master of his own thoughts is not accountable for his own deeds.