"Scepticism, that dry caries of the intelligence."
"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."Victor Hugo on Albert Einstein
"It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."Victor Hugo on Albert Einstein
"Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking."Victor Hugo on Albert Einstein
"Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them."Victor Hugo on Albert Einstein
"We should take care not to make the intellect our god it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality."Victor Hugo on Albert Einstein
"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!"