Victor Hugo Quotes

Who was Victor Hugo?

Victor Hugo was a French poet and writer known for the historic novels Les Misérables and The Hunchback of Notre-Dame.

Born February 26, 1802
Died May 22, 1885
Aged 83 years old

Books by Victor Hugo

Best 6 Quotes by Victor Hugo

“Because a fact seems strange to you, you conclude that it is not one. All science,
however, commences by being strange. Science is successive. It goes from one wonder to
another. It mounts by a ladder. The science of today would seem extravagant to the science
of a former time. Ptolemy would believe Newton mad.”

“Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.”

“There is nothing like dream to create the future. Utopia to-day, flesh and blood tomorrow.”

“There is only one thing stronger than all the armies of the world: and that is an idea whose time has come.”

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

“What makes night within us may leave stars.”

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