"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."
"We shape our buildings thereafter they shape us."Victor Hugo on Winston Churchill
"Whatever good things we build end up building us."Victor Hugo on Jim Rohn
"I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build."Victor Hugo on Ayn Rand
"A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom."Victor Hugo on Ayn Rand
"Every great architect is - necessarily - a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age."Victor Hugo on Frank Lloyd Wright
"Forty is the old age of youth fifty the youth of old age."
"When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age."
"Dear God! how beauty varies in nature and art. In a woman the flesh must be like marble in a statue the marble must be like flesh."
"I am a soul. I know well that what I shall render up to the grave is not myself. That which is myself will go elsewhere. Earth, thou art not my abyss!"
"Freedom in art, freedom in society, this is the double goal towards which all consistent and logical minds must strive."