Home
logo
English German French
language
Victor Hugo

Quote of Victor Hugo - Architecture has recorded the great ideas...


Biography - Victor Hugo:

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

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.




See also 

See also...






Quotes for: thought


Quotes

Quotes about thought:


Great thoughts come from the heart.





People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.





The thought of death betrays us, for it makes us forget to live.





Lucidity adds beauty to profound thoughts.





I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.





Philosophy aims at the logical clarification of thoughts. Philosophy is not a body of doctrine but an activity.











Quotes for: architecture


Quotes

Quotes about architecture:


Architecture in general is frozen music.





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.





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





The mood which emanates from architecture comes close to the effect of music.





I call architecture frozen music.





The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture, their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to fight in.











Quotes for: idea


Quotes

Quotes about idea:


Nothing is more dangerous than an idea, when it's the only one we have.





The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.





There is something real in ideas, through which the true are distinguished from the false.





An idea is a meteor.





Where does this idea come from? It is like a pair of glasses on our nose through which we see whatever we look at. It never occurs to us to take them off.





For it must not be supposed that merely because the justness of an idea has been proved it can be productive of effective action even on cultivated minds. This fact may be quickly appreciated by noting how slight is the influence of the clearest demonstration on the majority of men.











Quotes

Victor Hugo also said...


Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.





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





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.












info   A quotation is a statement taken out of its context. Therefore, it is necessary to place any quotation within its author's work and its historical, geographical or philosophical context in order to fully understand its meaning. | The quotations stated on this site express their authors' opinion and do not reflect that of Buboquote.com


info   Image attribution:  title, author, license and source of the original file on Wikipedia. Modifications: changes have been made from the original file (cropping, resizing, renaming and color change).



logo

 Subscribe to the quote of the day email

Subscribe to the Quote of the Day to receive a quote every day in your inbox. It is spam-free and you can unsubscribe at any time. Subscribe to the quote of the day email