quote by Victor Hugo

Love each other dearly always. There is scarcely anything else in the world but that: to love one another.

— Victor Hugo

Off-limits Les Mis quotations

There is always more misery among the lower classes than there is humanity in the higher.


Les mis quote Les obstacles sont inventés pour être vaincus.
Les obstacles sont inventés pour être vaincus.

To die is nothing; but it is terrible not to live.

Let us study things that are no more. It is necessary to understand them, if only to avoid them.

Promise to give me a kiss on my brow when I am dead.--I shall feel it.

To love or have loved, that is enough.

Ask nothing further. There is no other pearl to be found in the dark folds of life.


He did not study God; he was dazzled by him.

Not being heard is no reason for silence.

The guilty one is not he who commits the sin, but he who causes the darkness.

When we are at the end of life, to die means to go away;

when we are at the beginning, to go away means to die.

Nothing is more dangerous than discontinued labor;

it is habit lost. A habit easy to abandon, difficult to resume.


I did a lot of lying. I went through a big lying phase when I was in like third and fourth grade. I told all my friends I was in Les Misérables, and I was not. I also told them I was an Indian princess. Also not an Indian princess.

I've dreamt of being in a movie musical for a long time.

For some reason I never even thought 'Les Mis' would be possible.

Les Misérables etches Hugo's view of the world so deeply in the mind that it is impossible to be the same person after reading it.