"Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Victor Hugo on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Victor Hugo on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Victor Hugo on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Victor Hugo on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Victor Hugo on William Shakespeare
"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."
"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."
"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!"