Victor Hugo Quotes (340 quotes)
“I am a soul. I know well that what I shall render up to the grave is not myself. That which is myself will go elsewhere. Earth, thou art not my abyss!”
Victor Hugo's intellectual autobiography: (Postscriptum de ma vie); being the last of the unpublished works and embodying the author's ideas on literature, philosophy and religion (1971 edition)
Les Miserables (2000 edition), Random House LLC - ISBN: 9780679641551
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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.