Should we continue to look upwards Is the light we can see in the sky one of those which will presently be extinguished The ideal is terrifying to behold, lost as it is in the depths, small, isolated, a pin-point, brilliant but threatened on all sides by the dark forces that surround it nevertheless, no more in danger than a star in the jaws of the clouds. (Les Miserables)Rate it:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it

Victor Hugo

French poet and novelist and dramatist; leader of the romantic movement in France (1802-1885)

All Victor Hugo quotes | Victor Hugo Books

click to add your vote (10 votes)

Translation

Find a translation for this quote in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss this Victor Hugo quote with the community:

Citation

Use the citation below to add this page to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Victor Hugo Quotes." Quotes.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 19 Apr. 2014. <http://www.quotes.net/quote/961>.

We need you!

Help build the largest human-edited quotes collection on the web!


The Web's Largest Resource for

Famous Quotes & Sayings


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network