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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It is not easy to keep silent when silence is a lie.

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Ecclesiastes names thee Almighty, the Maccabees name...

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Ever since history has been written, ever since phil...

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L'homme n'est pas un cercle à un seul centre ; c'es...

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I repeat, whether we be Italians or Frenchmen, miser...

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A cannonball travels only two thousand miles an hour...

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Les meilleurs esprits ont leurs fétiches, et parfois...

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There is neither a foreign war nor a civil war; ther...

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I advance in life, I grow more simple, and I become ...

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The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that...

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In joined hands there is still some token of hope, i...

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What Is Love? I have met in the streets a very poor ...

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Death does not concern me. He who takes his first st...

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That you are happy, that Monsieur Pontmercy has Cose...

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Love is like a tree: it grows by itself, roots itsel...

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L’excès de la lâcheté a aussi son courage.

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Love is the only future God offers.

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Mother's arms are made of tenderness, and sweet slee...

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En France, que de gens à longues oreilles : ânes e...

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In the morning, when he entered my room, I grumbled,...

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