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Biography - Victor Hugo:

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

Quote

Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.
Victor Hugo - William Shakespeare



Note  

Note




Source: William Shakespeare

Internet Archive - Œuvres complètes de Victor Hugo (fr)




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Ce qu’on ne peut dire et ce qu’on ne peut taire, la musique l’exprime.”
Victor Hugo - William Shakespeare

German
Die Musik drückt das aus, was nicht gesagt werden kann und worüber zu schweigen unmöglich ist.”
Victor Hugo - William Shakespeare




See also  

See also...



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Music is noise that thinks.”
Victor Hugo

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What can be said at all can be said clearly, and what we cannot talk about we must pass over in silence.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus

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Where words fail, music speaks.”
Hans Christian Andersen

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Thou canst not speak of that thou dost not feel.”
William Shakespeare - Romeo und Julia




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Quotes about music:



Quotes for: music

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Without music, life would be a mistake.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Twilight of the Idols
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Music before all else.”
Paul Verlaine - Art Poétique
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Architecture in general is frozen music.”
Friedrich von Schelling
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Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.”
Ludwig van Beethoven
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If music be the food of love, play on.”
William Shakespeare - Twelfth Night
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Music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting.”
Gottfried Leibniz
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Quotes about silence:



Quotes for: silence

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Silence is often the truest wisdom.”
Pindar
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Silence is the sanctuary of prudence.”
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom
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If you have words stronger than silence, speak. If you do not have them, then remain silent.”
Euripides
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Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.”
Francis Bacon
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It is a brief refusal when the wise man meets a request with silence.”
Publilius Syrus - Sentences
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The rest is silence.”
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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Victor Hugo also said...


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Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.”
Victor Hugo - Les deux trouvailles de Gallus
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Hide your life and spread your spirit.”
Victor Hugo - Les rayons et les ombres
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Truth is like the sun. It casts light on everything but does not let itself stared at.”
Victor Hugo
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How sad to think that nature speaks and mankind doesn't listen.”
Victor Hugo
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Music is noise that thinks.”
Victor Hugo
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He who opens a school door, closes a prison.”
Victor Hugo
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