Victor Hugo Quotes (340 quotes)
“There is one spectacle grander than the sea, that is the sky; there is one spectacle grander than the sky, that is the interior of the soul.”
Les misérables (1909 edition)
“There is always more misery among the lower classes than there is humanity in the higher.”
'Les Miserables,' 1862
“The first symptom of true love in a young man is timidity; in a young woman, it is boldness.”
Les Misérables vol. 4, (1862), Book 3, Chapter 6
Victor Hugo's intellectual autobiography: (Postscriptum de ma vie); being the last of the unpublished works and embodying the author's ideas on literature, philosophy and religion (1971 edition)
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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.