Victor Hugo Quotations

-Nothing is so powerful as an idea whose time has come.

-There is only one thing more powerful than all the armies of the world, that is an idea whose time has come.

-There is always more misery among the lower classes than there is humanity in the higher.

-The quantity of civilization is measured by the quality of imagination.

-Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.

-To die is nothing; but it is terrible not to live.

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

-Emergencies have always been necessary to progress. It was darkness which produced the lamp. It was fog that produced the compass. It was hunger that drove us to exploration. And it took a depression to teach us the real value of a job.

-Life’s greatest happiness is to be convinced we are loved.
Victor Hugo