I would bet that you are here because you are looking for the the best most powerful quote from the remarkable Les Miserables from Victor Hugo.
To love another person is to see the face of God
― Victor Hugo, Les Misérables
To the best of my knowledge this is not actually in the book but it is from the incredible broadway musical of the same name.
The quote is from the final scene or the encore of the musical and now the new 2012 movie.
You can see the scene where the quote comes from here..
We have produced two prints to attempt to capture the spirit and the power of this quote.
Short Biography of Victor Hugo
Known for his widely published and translated novels Les Miserables and Notre-Dame de Paris, Victor Hugo was also a prolific writer of political poetry and prose. Through his exile from France into Belgium and eventually England, he was able to reflect on and discuss in his writings the political strain within France and apply it to prose that was appreciated by general society and academics alike.
Although his father was a general in Napoleon’s army, the young Victor leaned more towards the beliefs of his mother. His mother, who was a royalist, separated from his father due to their differences and took Hugo to Paris where he would live and go to school. He studied at the Pension Cordier and the school named Louis Le Grand. He went on to study law in Paris, but soon lost interest and his studies were forsaken.
The most powerful quote from Les Miserables is To Love Another Person is to See the Face of God
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