Sorrow is a Fruit

by Victor Hugo

Sorrow is a fruit.
God does not make it grow on limbs too weak to bear it.




Note: Today in 1885, Victor Hugo died, the author of the Hunchback of Notre-Dame as well as Les Miserables. A gardener, Hugo had many wonderful garden-inspired quotes.

As featured on
The Daily Gardener podcast:

Words inspired by the garden are the sweetest, most beautiful words of all.
Victor Hugo
Victor Hugo

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