Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake. ― Victor Hugo
I have been loving you a little more every minute since this morning. — Victor Hugo, Les Misérables. (A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven & Cie. 1862)
A garden to walk in and immensity to dream in—what more could he ask? A few flowers at his feet and above him the stars. — Victor Hugo, Les Misérables. (A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven & Cie. 1862)
What Is Love? I have met in the streets a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, the water passed through his shoes and the stars through his soul. ― Victor Hugo, Les Misérables. (A. Lacroix, Verboeckhoven & Cie. 1862)
To put everything in balance is good, to put everything in harmony is better. ― Victor Hugo, Ninety-Three [Quatrevingt-treize] (1874) as translated by the A. L. Burt Company (1900)
Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees. — Victor Hugo
What makes night within us may leave stars. ― Victor Hugo, Ninety-Three. (The Paper Tiger May 1, 2002) Originally published February 19th 1874.