Victor Hugo (1802-1885), novelist, poet, and dramatist, is one of the most important of French Romantic writers. Among his best-known works are The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1831) and Les Misérables (1862)
Here are a few more of his quotes
What a grand thing, to be loved! What a grander thing still, to love!
Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.Winter is on my head, but eternal spring is in my heart.
Popularity? It is glory's small change.
A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.
Joy's smile is much closer to tears than laughter.
You punch me, I punch back. I do not believe it's good for ones self-respect to be a punching bag.