Victor Hugo

The head which does not turn backwards towards horizons that have vanished contains neither thought nor love.
– Victor Hugo

He who opens a school door, closes a prison.

– Victor Hugo

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

– Victor Hugo

Joy’s smile is much closer to tears than laughter.

– Victor Hugo

Society is a republic. When an individual tries to lift themselves above others, they are dragged down by the mass, either by ridicule or slander.

– Victor Hugo

Our life dreams the Utopia. Our death achieves the Ideal.

– VICTOR HUGO

“It is nothing to die. It is frightful not to live.”

– Victor Hugo

Son, brother, father, lover, friend. There is room in the heart for all the affections, as there is room in heaven for all the stars.

– Victor Hugo

Without vanity, without coquetry, without curiosity, in a word, without the fall, woman would not be woman. Much of her grace is in her frailty.
– Victor Hugo

Curiosity is one of the forms of feminine bravery.
– Victor Hugo

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

The first symptom of love in a young man is timidity; in a girl boldness.
– Victor Hugo

The soul has illusions as the bird has wings: it is supported by them.
– Victor Hugo

Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.
– Victor Hugo

Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.
– Victor Hugo

Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age.
– Victor Hugo

To give thanks in solitude is enough. Thanksgiving has wings and goes where it must go. Your prayer knows much more about it than you do.
– Victor Hugo

Without vanity, without coquetry, without curiosity, in a word, without the fall, woman would not be woman. Much of her grace is in her frailty.
– Victor Hugo

Stupidity talks, vanity acts.
– Victor Hugo

Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.
– Victor Hugo