AUTHOR | VICTOR HUGO



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Victor Hugo | Writer, poet, politician



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Victor Marie Hugo was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement. He is considered one of the greatest and best-known French writers. In France, Hugo's literary fame comes first from his poetry and then from his novels and his dramatic achievements. Among many volumes of poetry, Les Contemplations and La Légende des siècles stand particularly high in critical esteem. Outside France, his best-known works are the novels Les Misérables, 1862, and Notre-Dame de Paris, 1831 (known in English as The Hunchback of Notre-Dame). He also produced more than 4,000 drawings, which have since been admired for their beauty, and earned widespread respect as a campaigner for social causes such as the abolition of capital punishment.
Though a committed royalist when he was young, Hugo's views changed as the decades passed, and he became a passionate supporter of republicanism. his work touches upon most of the political and social issues and the artistic trends of his time. He


Born: 1802-02-26

Born in: Besançon, Doubs, France

Died: 1885-05-22







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The greatest happiness of life is the conviction tha...

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Sin is a gravitation.

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He never went out without a book under his arm, and ...

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The guillotine is the ultimate expression of Law, an...

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There is nothing like a dream to create the future.

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To love another person is to see the face of God.

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The soul that loves and suffers is in the sublime st...

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When love has fused and mingled two beings in a sacr...

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Well, listen a moment, Monsieur Mayor; I have often ...

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I have been loving you a little more every minute si...

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Change your opinions, keep to your principles; chang...

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She let her head fall back upon Marius' knees and he...

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where the telescope ends the microscope begins, and ...

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Not being heard is no reason for silence.

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The power of a glance has been so much abused in lov...

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Let us show that, if the people abandon the republic...

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Profound hearts, wise minds, take life as God makes ...

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A day will come when there will be no battlefields, ...

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You who suffer because you love, love still more. To...

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