Hugo Cabret Quotes

11 of the best book quotes from Hugo Cabret
  1. #1
    ″[...] So I figure if the entire world is a big machine, I have to be here for some reason. And that means you have to be here for some reason too.”
  2. #2
    “He packed up his things and raced out of the station. He was hungry and tired and had no idea where he would go.”
  3. #3
    “I’m trying to help you. Why are you being so mean?”
  4. #4
    “Hugo was good with clocks, too. The talent ran in the family. Hugo’s father had always brought home broken clocks for his son to play with, and by the time he was six, Hugo was able to fix just about anything.”
  5. #5
    “Most of all, Hugo would do his best to remain invisible.”
  6. #6
    “Without warning, Hugo wrapped his arms around Isabelle’s neck and gave her a big hug. He could tell she was surprised.”
  7. #7
    “‘Died? He’s not dead...’ Hugo said out loud.
    ‘Who isn’t dead?’ said Etienne, who had been reading over Hugo’s shoulder.
    ‘Georges Méliès.‘”
  8. #8
    “From the very first moment his father had told him about it, the mechanical man had become the center of Hugo’s life.”
  9. #9
    “She then handed Hugo a photo she had taken of him with his old friends Antoine and Louis. They all had their arms around one another’s necks and were laughing.”
  10. #10
    “Hundreds of pieces of paper of every shape and size scattered across the floor. Hugo saw that they were all covered with drawings.”
  11. #11
    “She walked to the rear door and took out a bobby pin from her pocket. Hugo watched as she fiddled with the pin inside the lock until it clicked and the door opened. ‘How did you learn to do that?’ asked Hugo. ‘Books,’ answered Isabelle.”