Victor Hugo Quotes

When dictatorship is a fact, revolution becomes a right.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Every man is a book in which God himself writes.

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.

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

Not being heard is no reason for silence.

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

Perseverance, secret of all triumphs.

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

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

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

The wicked envy and hate; it is their way of admiring.

Men hate those to whom they have to lie.

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.

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

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

Those who do not weep, do not see.

Virtue has a veil, vice a mask.

Knowledge is a weight added to conscience.

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