Over 40,000 Famous Quotes Sorted By Topic and Author
Victor Hugo Topic: Age
Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.
Victor Hugo Topic: All About Love
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved -- loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
Victor Hugo Topic: Country
There is no such thing as a little country. The greatness of a people is no more determined by their number than the greatness of a man is determined by his height.
Victor Hugo Topic: Dreams
And the dream that our mind had sketched in haste Shall others continue, but never complete. For none upon earth can achieve his scheme; The best as the worst are futile here: We wake at the self-same point of the dream,-- All is here begun, and finished elsewhere.
Victor Hugo Topic: Eagles
King of the peak and glacier, King of the cold, white scalps, He lifts his head at that close tread, The eagle of the Alps.
Victor Hugo Topic: Future
You'll see that, since our fate is ruled by chance, Each man, unknowing, great, Should frame life so that at some future hour Fact and his dreamings meet.
Victor Hugo Topic: Happiness
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves. -Victor Hugo.
Victor Hugo Topic: Kisses
Then press my lips, where plays a flame of bliss,-- A pure and holy love-light,--and forsake The angel for the woman in a kiss, At once I wis, My soul will wake!
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