Victor Marie Hugo

1802 - 1885

A Quote by Victor Marie Hugo on country, death, earth, hatred, heaven, hope, and war

In the Twentieth Century war will be dead, the scaffold will be dead, hatred will be dead, frontier boundaries will be dead, dogmas will be dead; man will live. He will possess something higher than all these-a great country, the whole earth, and a great hope, the whole heaven.

Victor Marie Hugo (1802 - 1885)

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A Quote by Victor Marie Hugo on god, sorrow, and weakness

Sorrow is a fruit: God does not make it grow on limbs too weak to bear it.

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A Quote by Victor Marie Hugo on aim, energy, mankind, and philosophy

Philosophy should be an energy; it should find its aim and its effect in the amelioration of mankind.

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A Quote by Victor Marie Hugo on schools

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He who opens a school door, closes a prison.

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A Quote by Victor Marie Hugo on beginning

Where the telescope ends, the microscope begins, which of the two has the grander view?

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A Quote by Victor Marie Hugo on bitterness, weakness, and words

Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause.

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A Quote by Victor Marie Hugo on suffering

If we must suffer, let us suffer nobly.

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A Quote by Victor Marie Hugo on caution, children, and wisdom

Caution is the eldest child of wisdom.

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A Quote by Victor Marie Hugo on reform

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To reform a man you must begin with his grandmother.

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A Quote by Victor Marie Hugo on common sense and education

Common sense is in spite of, not the result of, education.

Victor Marie Hugo (1802 - 1885)

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