Humorous Quotes attributed to Victor Hugo
1802-1885, French Poet, Dramatist, Novelist
- A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil.
- Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.
- Be as a bird perched on a frail branch that she feels bending beneath her, still she sings away all the same, knowing she has wings.
- Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.
- Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
- England has two books, one which she has made and one which has made her: Shakespeare and the Bible.
- For prying into any human affairs, non are equal to those whom it does not concern.
- God created the flirt as soon as he made the fool.
- I'd rather be hissed at for a good verse, than applauded for a bad one.
- Initiative is doing the right thing without being told.
- There are fathers who do not love their children, but there is no grandfather who does not adore his grandson.
- Thought is the labor of the intellect, reverie is its pleasure.
- When a woman is speaking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes.
- Where the telescope ends, the microscope begins. Which of the two has the grander view?
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