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Juliette Drouet

  • A fire that no longer blazes is quickly smothered in ashes. Only a love that scorches and dazzles is worthy of the name. Mine is like that.

    • Juliette Drouet,
    • 1833, in Louis Gimbaud, ed., The Love Letters of Juliette Drouet to Victor Hugo ()
  • ... I see only you, think only of you, speak only to you, touch only you, breathe you, desire you, dream of you; in a word, I love you!

    • Juliette Drouet,
    • 1833, in Louis Gimbaud, ed., The Love Letters of Juliette Drouet to Victor Hugo ()
  • I love you because I love you, because it would be impossible for me not to love you. I love you without question, without calculation, without reason good or bad, faithfully, with all my heart and soul, and every faculty.

    • Juliette Drouet,
    • 1833, in Louis Gimbaud, ed., The Love Letters of Juliette Drouet to Victor Hugo ()
  • ... I could dispense with life sooner than with your love.

    • Juliette Drouet,
    • 1835, in Louis Gimbaud, ed., The Love Letters of Juliette Drouet to Victor Hugo ()
  • I must have true love or nothing.

    • Juliette Drouet,
    • 1836, in Louis Gimbaud, ed., The Love Letters of Juliette Drouet to Victor Hugo ()
  • The talk we had last night kept me from sleeping, but I do not complain; there are moments when sleep is a misfortune.

    • Juliette Drouet,
    • 1837, in Louis Gimbaud, ed., The Love Letters of Juliette Drouet to Victor Hugo ()
  • There are no wrinkles in the heart and you will see my face only in the reflection of your attachment, eh, Victor, my beloved?

    • Juliette Drouet,
    • 1841, in Louis Gimbaud, ed., The Love Letters of Juliette Drouet to Victor Hugo ()
  • Genius does not only pertain to the brain, it belongs above all to the heart.

    • Juliette Drouet,
    • 1844, in Louis Gimbaud, ed., The Love Letters of Juliette Drouet to Victor Hugo ()
  • When I am dead, I am certain that the imprint of my love will be found on my heart. It is impossible to worship as I do without leaving some visible trace behind when life is over.

    • Juliette Drouet,
    • 1845, in Louis Gimbaud, ed., The Love Letters of Juliette Drouet to Victor Hugo ()
  • ... what is delayed is not lost ...

    • Juliette Drouet,
    • 1874, in Louis Gimbaud, ed., The Love Letters of Juliette Drouet to Victor Hugo ()
  • The abuse of love, like the abuse of health, brings suffering and death in its train.

    • Juliette Drouet,
    • 1874, in Louis Gimbaud, ed., The Love Letters of Juliette Drouet to Victor Hugo ()

Juliette Drouet, French actor, secretary/travel companion to Victor Hugo

(1806 - 1883)

Born: Julienne Josephine Gauvain.