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Quote of Victor Hugo - Thus, down to the time of...


Biography - Victor Hugo:

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

Thus, down to the time of Gutenberg, architecture is the principal writing, the universal writing.




Translation

Translation

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French
Jusqu'à Gutenberg, l'architecture est l'écriture principale, l'écriture universelle.

German
Bis auf Gutenberg also war die Architektur die Hauptschrift, die allgemeine Schrift.




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Architecture is the great book of humanity, the principal expression of man in his different stages of development, either as a force or as an intelligence.




Quotes for: architecture


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Quotes about architecture:


Architecture in general is frozen music.
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The mood which emanates from architecture comes close to the effect of music.
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Architecture has recorded the great ideas of the human race. Not only every religious symbol, but every human thought has its page in that vast book.
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I call architecture frozen music.
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The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture, their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to fight in.
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The terrifying and edible beauty of Art Nouveau architecture.
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Quotes for: writing


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Quotes for: writing


Cinema is the form of modern writing whose ink is light.
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A great value of antiquity lies in the fact that its writings are the only ones that modern men still read with exactness.
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It's none of their business that you have to learn how to write. Let them think you were born that way.
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For a long time now I have tried simply to write the best I can. Sometimes I have good luck and write better than I can.
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I learned never to empty the well of my writing, but always to stop when there was still something there in the deep part of the well, and let it refill at night from the springs that fed it.
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My aim is to put down on paper what I see and what I feel in the best and simplest way.
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Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.
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Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.
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Hide your life and spread your spirit.
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Truth is like the sun. It casts light on everything but does not let itself stared at.
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How sad to think that nature speaks and mankind doesn't listen.
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Music is noise that thinks.
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