49 Best Victor Hugo Quotes To Live A Great Life

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Get here some best inspirational Victor Hugo Quotes about happiness, freedom, education, and law to live a great life.

Best Victor Hugo Quotes

1. “Life’s great happiness is to be convinced we are loved.” ― Victor Hugo

2. “Be like the bird that, passing on her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing that she hath wings.” ― Victor Hugo

3. “Faith is necessary to men; woe to him who believes in nothing!” ― Victor Hugo

4. “Every bird that flies has the thread of the infinite in its claw.” ― Victor Hugo

5. “Being good is easy, what is difficult is being just.” ― Victor Hugo

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6. “There is always more misery among the lower classes than there is humanity in the higher.” ― Victor Hugo

7. “Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.” ― Victor Hugo

8. “Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.” ― Victor Hugo

9. “Nothing makes a man so adventurous as an empty pocket.” ― Victor Hugo

10. “To put everything in balance is good, to put everything in harmony is better.” ― Victor Hugo

11. “To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark.” ― Victor Hugo

12. “Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake.” ― Victor Hugo

13. “He never went out without a book under his arm, and he often came back with two.” ― Victor Hugo

14. “Curiosity is gluttony. To see is to devour.” ― Victor Hugo

15. “I’d like a drink. I desire to forget life. Life is a hideous invention by somebody I don’t know. It doesn’t last, and it’s good for nothing. You break your neck simply living.” ― Victor Hugo

16. “There is nothing like a dream to create the future.” ― Victor Hugo

17. “An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.” ― Victor Hugo

18. “Laughter is sunshine, it chases winter from the human face.” ― Victor Hugo

19. “To love or have loved, that is enough. Ask nothing further. There is no other pearl to be found in the dark folds of life.” ― Victor Hugo

20. “No army can withstand the strength of an idea whose time has come.” ― Victor Hugo

21. “Melancholy is the happiness of being sad.” ― Victor Hugo

22. “Love is the foolishness of men, and the wisdom of God.” ― Victor Hugo

23. “Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent” ― Victor Hugo

24. “Nothing is more powerful than an idea whose time has come.” ― Victor Hugo

25. “A man without a woman is like a pistol without a trigger; it is the woman who makes the man go off.” ― Victor Hugo

26. “Fashions have done more harm than revolutions.” ― Victor Hugo

27. “You who suffer because you love, love still more. To die of love, is to live by it.” ― Victor Hugo

28. “Success is an ugly thing. Men are deceived by its false resemblances to merit…. They confound the brilliance of the firmament with the star-shaped footprints of a duck in the mud.” ― Victor Hugo

29. “A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is visible labor and there is invisible labor.” ― Victor Hugo

30. “There is something more terrible than a hell of suffering–a hell of boredom. ” ― Victor Hugo

31. “Let us study things that are no more. It is necessary to understand them, if only to avoid them.” ― Victor Hugo

32. “Not seeing people permits us to imagine them with every perfection.” ― Victor Hugo

33. “Sleep comes more easily than it returns.” ― Victor Hugo

34. “Life is a theatre set in which there are but few practicable entrances.” ― Victor Hugo

35. “It is not easy to keep silent when silence is a lie.” ― Victor Hugo

36. “The future has several names. For the weak, it is impossible; for the fainthearted, it is unknown; but for the valiant, it is ideal.” ― Victor Hugo

37. “Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.” ― Victor Hugo

38. “It is nothing to die. It is frightful not to live.” ― Victor Hugo

39. “The power of a glance has been so much abused in love stories, that it has come to be disbelieved in. Few people dare now to say that two beings have fallen in love because they have looked at each other. Yet it is in this way that love begins, and in this way only.” ― Victor Hugo

40. “Let us sacrifice one day to gain perhaps a whole life.” ― Victor Hugo

41. “This first glance of a soul which does not yet know itself is like dawn in the heavens; it is the awakening of something radiant and unknown.” ― Victor Hugo

42. “The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved — loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.” ― Victor Hugo

43. “Reason is intelligence taking exercise. Imagination is intelligence with an erection.” ― Victor Hugo

44. “What a grand thing, to be loved! What a grander thing still, to love!” ― Victor Hugo

45. “When you get an idea into your head you find it in everything.” ― Victor Hugo

46. “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.” ― Victor Hugo

47. “The soul helps the body, and at certain moments raises it. It is the only bird that sustains its cage.” ― Victor Hugo

48. “The first symptom of true love in a man is timidity, in a young woman, boldness. This is surprising, and yet nothing is more simple. It is the two sexes tending to approach each other and assuming each the other’s qualities.” ― Victor Hugo

49. “What is said about men often has as much influence upon their lives, and especially upon their destinies, as what they do.” ― Victor Hugo