Victor Marie Hugo

1802 - 1885

A Quote by Victor Marie Hugo on mystery

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True thinkers are characterized by a blending of clearness and mystery.

Victor Marie Hugo (1802 - 1885)

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A Quote by Victor Marie Hugo on soul

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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.

Victor Marie Hugo (1802 - 1885)

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A Quote by Victor Marie Hugo on army, ideas, and time

An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come.

Victor Marie Hugo (1802 - 1885)

Source: The Future of Man

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A Quote by Victor Marie Hugo on attitude, body, certainty, and soul

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

Victor Marie Hugo (1802 - 1885)

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A Quote by Victor Marie Hugo on belief, dawn, day, future, and lies

You say, "Where goest Thou?" I cannot tell, And still go on. But if the way be straight I cannot go amiss: before me lies Dawn and the day: the night behind me: that Suffices me: I break the bounds: I see, And nothing more; believe and nothing less. My future is not one of my concerns.

Victor Marie Hugo (1802 - 1885)

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A Quote by Victor Marie Hugo on genius

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Genius is a promontory jutting out of the infinite.

Victor Marie Hugo (1802 - 1885)

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A Quote by Victor Marie Hugo on happiness, life, and love

Life's greatest happiness is to be convinced we are loved.

Victor Marie Hugo (1802 - 1885)

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A Quote by Victor Marie Hugo on army, ideas, time, and world

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

Victor Marie Hugo (1802 - 1885)

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A Quote by Victor Marie Hugo on hell, intelligence, paradise, and stupidity

An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.

Victor Marie Hugo (1802 - 1885)

Source: Ninety-three, 1874

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A Quote by Victor Marie Hugo on army and ideas

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A stand can be made against invasion by an army; no stand can be made against invasion by an idea.

Victor Marie Hugo (1802 - 1885)

Source: Histoire d'un Crime

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