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.


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!


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


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


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


Habit is the nursery of errors.


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.


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.