Quotes of 100 Common words from Classic

Simple words can express big ideas - learn how great writers to make nice sentences with 100 common words:

Quotes of MOM from Victor Hugo

 Current Quote Search - mom

He understood how to sit down and hold his peace for long hours beside the man who had lost the wife of his love, of the mother who had lost her child.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—WORKS CORRESPONDING TO WORDS   Context
My brother kissed the child on the brow, and borrowed fifteen sous which I had about me to give to Mother Gerbaud.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV—DETAILS CONCERNING THE CHEESE-DAIRIES OF PONTA   Context
Never, since his infancy, since the days of his mother, of his sister, had he ever encountered a friendly word and a kindly glance.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII—THE INTERIOR OF DESPAIR   Context
She gazed upon her daughter asleep in her arms with the air peculiar to a mother who has nursed her own child.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—ONE MOTHER MEETS ANOTHER MOTHER   Context
The mother raised her head and thanked her, and bade the wayfarer sit down on the bench at the door, she herself being seated on the threshold.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—ONE MOTHER MEETS ANOTHER MOTHER   Context
Then the child began to laugh; and although the mother held fast to her, she slipped to the ground with the unconquerable energy of a little being which wished to run.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—ONE MOTHER MEETS ANOTHER MOTHER   Context
But out of Euphrasie the mother had made Cosette by that sweet and graceful instinct of mothers and of the populace which changes Josepha into Pepita, and Francoise into Sillette.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—ONE MOTHER MEETS ANOTHER MOTHER   Context
At the expiration of the first six months the mother sent seven francs for the seventh month, and continued her remittances with tolerable regularity from month to month.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 4: CHAPTER III—THE LARK   Context
If this mother had returned to Montfermeil at the end of these three years, she would not have recognized her child.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 4: CHAPTER III—THE LARK   Context
The peasants of Asturias are convinced that in every litter of wolves there is one dog, which is killed by the mother because, otherwise, as he grew up, he would devour the other little ones.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 5: CHAPTER V—VAGUE FLASHES ON THE HORIZON   Context
One day they wrote to her that her little Cosette was entirely naked in that cold weather, that she needed a woollen skirt, and that her mother must send at least ten francs for this.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 5: CHAPTER X—RESULT OF THE SUCCESS   Context
It is evident that your name is not Champmathieu; that you are the convict, Jean Valjean, concealed first under the name of Jean Mathieu, which was the name of his mother; that you went to Auvergne; that you were born at Faverolles, where you were a pruner of trees.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 7: CHAPTER X—THE SYSTEM OF DENIALS   Context
I think that my father and mother were people who strolled along the highways; I know nothing different.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V1), BOOK 7: CHAPTER X—THE SYSTEM OF DENIALS   Context
It will be remembered that Cosette was useful to the Thenardiers in two ways: they made the mother pay them, and they made the child serve them.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V2), BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE WATER QUESTION AT MONTFERMEIL   Context
So when the mother ceased to pay altogether, the reason for which we have read in preceding chapters, the Thenardiers kept Cosette.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V2), BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE WATER QUESTION AT MONTFERMEIL   Context
He suffered all the pangs of a mother, and he knew not what it meant; for that great and singular movement of a heart which begins to love is a very obscure and a very sweet thing.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V2), BOOK 4: CHAPTER III—TWO MISFORTUNES MAKE ONE PIECE OF GOOD FORTUN   Context
The prioresses and the mothers almost always bear names stamped with peculiar solemnity, recalling, not the saints and martyrs, but moments in the life of Jesus Christ: as Mother Nativity, Mother Conception, Mother Presentation, Mother Passion.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V2), BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—THE OBEDIENCE OF MARTIN VERGA   Context
If it is a woman, the authorization may sometimes be granted; the nun comes, and they talk to her through the shutters, which are opened only for a mother or sister.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V2), BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—THE OBEDIENCE OF MARTIN VERGA   Context
One day a young girl received a visit from her mother, who was accompanied by a little sister three years of age.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V2), BOOK 6: CHAPTER III—AUSTERITIES   Context
The good God is my father, the good Virgin is my mother, the three apostles are my brothers, the three virgins are my sisters.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V2), BOOK 6: CHAPTER V—DISTRACTIONS   Context
The children ate in silence, under the eye of the mother whose turn it was, who, if a fly took a notion to fly or to hum against the rule, opened and shut a wooden book from time to time.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V2), BOOK 6: CHAPTER V—DISTRACTIONS   Context
There was also, among the prettiest of them, a charming girl of three and twenty, who was from the Isle de Bourbon, a descendant of the Chevalier Roze, whose name had been Mademoiselle Roze, and who was called Mother Assumption.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V2), BOOK 6: CHAPTER VII—SOME SILHOUETTES OF THIS DARKNESS   Context
At the moment when Fauchelevent entered, this double form of preoccupation was imprinted on the countenance of the prioress, who was that wise and charming Mademoiselle de Blemeur, Mother Innocente, who was ordinarily cheerful.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V2), BOOK 8: CHAPTER II—FAUCHELEVENT IN THE PRESENCE OF A DIFFICULTY   Context
To be buried in the vault under the altar of the chapel, not to go to profane earth; to remain there in death where she prayed while living; such was the last wish of Mother Crucifixion.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V2), BOOK 8: CHAPTER III—MOTHER INNOCENTE   Context
The vocal mothers, whom I have just consulted again, and who are now deliberating, have decided that Mother Crucifixion shall be buried, according to her wish, in her own coffin, under our altar.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V2), BOOK 8: CHAPTER III—MOTHER INNOCENTE   Context
Let us remark in passing, that the burial of Mother Crucifixion under the altar of the convent is a perfectly venial offence in our sight.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V2), BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO BE DRUNK IN ORDER TO BE   Context
He calls it by all sorts of pet names: The End of the Soup, The Growler, The Mother in the Blue (the sky), The Last Mouthful, etc.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V3), BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—THE GAMIN SHOULD HAVE HIS PLACE IN THE CLASSI   Context
He was one of those children most deserving of pity, among all, one of those who have father and mother, and who are orphans nevertheless.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V3), BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII—LITTLE GAVROCHE   Context
The most miserable of those who inhabited the hovel were a family of four persons, consisting of father, mother, and two daughters, already well grown, all four of whom were lodged in the same attic, one of the cells which we have already mentioned.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V3), BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII—LITTLE GAVROCHE   Context
He sent the two brats back to their mother, promising to pay eighty francs a month for their maintenance, on the condition that the said mother would not do so any more.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V3), BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI—IN WHICH MAGNON AND HER TWO CHILDREN ARE SEEN   Context
At that epoch, to tell the truth, there were no other inhabitants in the house, except himself and those Jondrettes whose rent he had once paid, without, moreover, ever having spoken to either father, mother, or daughters.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V3), BOOK 8: CHAPTER II—TREASURE TROVE   Context
While the young girl was engaged in opening the package, unfolding the clothing and the blankets, questioning the sick mother kindly, and the little injured girl tenderly, he watched her every movement, he sought to catch her words.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V3), BOOK 8: CHAPTER X—TARIFF OF LICENSED CABS: TWO FRANCS AN HOUR   Context
Mother Jondrette raised her eyes, did not see Marius, took the two chairs, the only ones which Marius possessed, and went away, letting the door fall heavily to behind her.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V3), BOOK 8: CHAPTER XVII—THE USE MADE OF MARIUS' FIVE-FRANC PIECE   Context
So long as Cosette had been small, Jean Valjean had been willing to talk to her of her mother; when she became a young girl, it was impossible for him to do so.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V4), BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV—CHANGE OF GATE   Context
As he was on the edge of the mat, the elder being in the middle, Gavroche tucked the blanket round him as a mother might have done, and heightened the mat under his head with old rags, in such a way as to form a pillow for the child.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V4), BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH LITTLE GAVROCHE EXTRACTS PROFIT FROM   Context
The wretchedness of a child interests a mother, the wretchedness of a young man interests a young girl, the wretchedness of an old man interests no one.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V4), BOOK 9: CHAPTER III—M. MABEUF   Context
Mother Hucheloup did not appear to understand very clearly the benefit which she was to derive from these reprisals made on her account.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V4), BOOK 12: CHAPTER IV—AN ATTEMPT TO CONSOLE THE WIDOW HUCHELOUP   Context
You had neither father nor mother, Feuilly; you adopted humanity for your mother and right for your father.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V5), BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—THE HORIZON WHICH ONE BEHOLDS FROM THE SUMMIT O   Context
The mother was there, spreading her wings like a fan over her brood; the father fluttered about, flew away, then came back, bearing in his beak food and kisses.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V5), BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—DAWN   Context
The mother must have felt pleased in her grave, to see her daughter wearing mourning for her, and, above all, to see that she was properly clothed, and that she was warm.
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables (V5), BOOK 6: CHAPTER III—THE INSEPARABLE   Context
 Sponsored by

Latest Quote Searches
MOM by Victor Hugo
CHANCE by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
STRENGTH by Niccolo Machiavelli
SPORT by F. Scott Fitzgerald
DREAM: Great Expectations by Charles ...
AGE quotes
COOL quotes
MONEY: Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
TRUST: Les Misérables (V2) by Victor Hugo
SMART by Feodor Dostoevsky
ANGER: Les Misérables (V5) by Victor Hugo
HEALTH by Louisa May Alcott
EQUALITY quotes
ALONE quotes
FUTURE by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) ...
WINTER: Great Expectations by Charles ...
GREAT by Frances Hodgson Burnett
SAD by Feodor Dostoevsky
FREEDOM by Victor Hugo
AGE quotes
NIGHT by Frances Hodgson Burnett
SAD by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
TRUST by Frances Hodgson Burnett
ANGER: Anna Karenina(V1) by Leo Tolstoy
BEAUTY by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) ...
CHANCE by Nicolo Machiavelli
FUTURE quotes
COOL by Emily Bronte
RELIGION by Jonathan Swift
RESPECT: War and Peace(V2) by Leo Tolstoy
RESPECT: Gulliver's Travels(V1) by ...
ANGER: David Copperfield by Charles ...
SLEEP: David Copperfield by Charles ...
BEAUTY: Les Misérables (V4) by Victor Hugo
MARRIAGE by The Brothers Grimm
MEDICAL by Margaret Mitche
WISDOM by Louisa May Alcott
DEATH: The Count of Monte Cristo by ...
DEATH quotes
SPRING by Nicolo Machiavelli
ALONE quotes
MOM: Anna Karenina(V1) by Leo Tolstoy
FREEDOM by Leo Tolstoy
CHRISTMAS by James Joyce
SPORT: War and Peace(V3) by Leo Tolstoy
SOCIETY: The Picture of Dorian Gray by ...
WORK by Jonathan Swift
SOCIETY by Stephen Crane
ROMANTIC: Anna Karenina(V2) by Leo Tolstoy
CHANCE quotes
TIME by F. Scott Fitzgerald
MAN by Victor Hugo
STRENGTH by Jane Austen
RELATION by Oscar Wilde
DEATH quotes
FUNNY: Hard Times by Charles Dickens
SUMMER quotes
GREAT: Arms and the Man by George Bernard ...
MORNING: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by ...
FAILURE: Sense and Sensibility by Jane ...