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Quote of Victor Hugo - Music expresses that which cannot be...


Biography - Victor Hugo:

French writer, poet and dramatist.
Born: 1802 - Died: 1885
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.



Note 

Note





Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.



Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Ce qu’on ne peut dire et ce qu’on ne peut taire, la musique l’exprime.

German
Die Musik drückt das aus, was nicht gesagt werden kann und worüber zu schweigen unmöglich ist.




See also 

See also...



Music is noise that thinks.

What can be said at all can be said clearly, and what we cannot talk about we must pass over in silence.

Where words fail, music speaks.

Thou canst not speak of that thou dost not feel.




Quotes for: music


Quotes

Quotes about music:


Without music, life would be a mistake.





Music before all else.





Architecture in general is frozen music.





Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.





If music be the food of love, play on.





Music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting.











Quotes for: silence


Quotes

Quotes about silence:


Silence is often the truest wisdom.
Pindar - 





Silence is the sanctuary of prudence.





If you have words stronger than silence, speak. If you do not have them, then remain silent.





Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.





It is a brief refusal when the wise man meets a request with silence.





The rest is silence.











Quotes

Victor Hugo also said...


Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.





Hide your life and spread your spirit.





Truth is like the sun. It casts light on everything but does not let itself stared at.





How sad to think that nature speaks and mankind doesn't listen.





Music is noise that thinks.





Great perils have this beauty, that they bring to light the fraternity of strangers.












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