"Forty is the old age of youth fifty the youth of old age."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Victor Hugo on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Victor Hugo on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Victor Hugo on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Victor Hugo on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Victor Hugo on Robert Frost
"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!"
"Freedom in art, freedom in society, this is the double goal towards which all consistent and logical minds must strive."