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Victor Hugo

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Biography - Victor Hugo:

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

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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.
Victor Hugo




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Quotes about thought:



Quotes for: thought

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Great thoughts come from the heart.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.”
Soren Kierkegaard
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The thought of death betrays us, for it makes us forget to live.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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Lucidity adds beauty to profound thoughts.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.”
John Locke - An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
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Philosophy aims at the logical clarification of thoughts. Philosophy is not a body of doctrine but an activity.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus
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Quotes about architecture:



Quotes for: architecture

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Architecture in general is frozen music.”
Friedrich von Schelling
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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.”
Victor Hugo - The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
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Thus, down to the time of Gutenberg, architecture is the principal writing, the universal writing.”
Victor Hugo - The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
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The mood which emanates from architecture comes close to the effect of music.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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I call architecture frozen music.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture, their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to fight in.”
Voltaire
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Quotes about idea:



Quotes for: idea

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Nothing is more dangerous than an idea, when it's the only one we have.”
Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain
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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.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald
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There is something real in ideas, through which the true are distinguished from the false.”
Baruch Spinoza - Tractatus de intellectus emendatione
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An idea is a meteor.”
Victor Hugo
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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.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Philosophical Investigations
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Greater than the tread of mighty armies is an idea whose time has come.”
Victor Hugo
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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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