Quotes by Victor Hugo

A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor.


An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come.


Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.


What a grand thing, to be loved! What a grander thing still, to love!


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


Habit is the nursery of errors.


He who is not capable of enduring poverty is not capable of being free.


Hell is an outrage on humanity. When you tell me that your deity made you in his image, I reply that he must have been very ugly.


I love all men who think, even those who think otherwise than myself.


Men like me are impossible until the day when they become necessary.