Victor Hugo Quotes (340 quotes)
“When God desires to destroy a thing, he entrusts its destruction to the thing itself. Every bad institution of this world ends by suicide.”
Works of Victor Hugo (2008 edition), MobileReference - ISBN: 9781605014616
“You have enemies? Why, it is the story of every man who has done a great deed or created a new idea.”
“A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor.”
Les misérables (1863 edition)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsVictor Hugo
Born: February 26, 1802
Died: May 22, 1885 (aged 83)
Occupation: Author, poet, playwright, novelist, essayist, statesman
Bio: Victor Hugo, in full Victor Marie Hugo was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist who was the most well-known of all the French Romantic writers. In France, Hugo's literary fame comes first from his poetry but also rests upon his novels and his dramatic achievements. Among many volumes of poetry, Les Contemplations and La Légende des siècles stand particularly high in critical esteem.