Victor Hugo Quotes

To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark. -Victor Hugo

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

It is not easy to keep silent when silence is a lie. -Victor Hugo

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

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

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

By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour. -Victor Hugo

Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn’t every war fought between men, between brothers? -Victor Hugo

Life is the flower for which love is the honey. -Victor Hugo