127 Quotes By Victor Hugo


Forty is the old age of youth fifty the youth of old age.
Victor Hugo on age

When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age.
Victor Hugo on age

Architecture has recorded the great ideas of the human race. Not only every religious symbol, but every human thought has its page in that vast book.
Victor Hugo on architecture

Dear God! how beauty varies in nature and art. In a woman the flesh must be like marble in a statue the marble must be like flesh.
Victor Hugo on art

I am a soul. I know well that what I shall render up to the grave is not myself. That which is myself will go elsewhere. Earth, thou art not my abyss!
Victor Hugo on art

Freedom in art, freedom in society, this is the double goal towards which all consistent and logical minds must strive.
Victor Hugo on art

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

To love beauty is to see light.
Victor Hugo on beauty

Dear God! how beauty varies in nature and art. In a woman the flesh must be like marble in a statue the marble must be like flesh.
Victor Hugo on beauty

What would be ugly in a garden constitutes beauty in a mountain.
Victor Hugo on beauty

Great perils have this beauty, that they bring to light the fraternity of strangers.
Victor Hugo on beauty

The ideal and the beautiful are identical the ideal corresponds to the idea, and beauty to form hence idea and substance are cognate.
Victor Hugo on beauty

Toleration is the best religion.
Victor Hugo on best

Change your opinions, keep to your principles change your leaves, keep intact your roots.
Victor Hugo on change

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.
Victor Hugo on courage

Our life dreams the Utopia. Our death achieves the Ideal.
Victor Hugo on death

Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
Victor Hugo on dreams

Our life dreams the Utopia. Our death achieves the Ideal.
Victor Hugo on dreams

He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
Victor Hugo on education

Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Victor Hugo on education

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