Victor Hugo Quotes

Some inspirational and motivational quotes by Victor Hugo

Don’t educate your children to be rich. Educate them to be happy, so they know the value of things, not the price.

When dictatorship is a fact, revolution becomes a right.

Our mind is enriched by what we receive, our heart by what we give.

Between the government which does evil and the people who accept it – there is a certain shameful solidarity.

Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.

The great acts of love are done by those who are habitually performing small acts of kindness.

Go out in the world and work like money doesn’t matter, sing as if no one is listening, love as if you have never been hurt, and dance as if no one is watching.

There are many tongues to talk, and but few heads to think.

The future has several names. For the weak, it is impossible; for the fainthearted, it is unknown; but for the valiant, it is ideal.

No army can withstand the strength of an idea whose time has come.

If you are stone, be magnetic; if a plant, be sensitive; but if you are human be love.

Perseverance, secret of all triumphs.

Let us fear ourselves. Prejudices are the real robbers; vices are the real murderers. The great dangers lie within ourselves.

If you don’t build castles in the air you won’t build anything on the ground.

Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.

Not being heard is no reason for silence.

Change your opinions, keep to your principles; change your leaves, keep intact your roots.

Virtue has a veil, vice a mask.

A smile is the same as sunshine; it banishes winter from the human countenance.

Love would never be a promise of a rose garden unless it is showered with light of faith, water of sincerity and air of passion. Sometimes we make love with our eyes. Sometimes we make love with our hands. Sometimes we make love with our bodies. Always we make love with our hearts. If I could reach up and hold a star for every time you’ve made me smile, the entire evening sky would be in the palm of my hand. To love another person is to see the face of God.

When a woman is talking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes.

To know, to think, to dream. That is everything.

The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.

God has made the cat to give man the pleasure of caressing the tiger.

I think, therefore I doubt.

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