"Society is a republic. When an individual tries to lift themselves above others, they are dragged down by the mass, either by ridicule or slander."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Victor Hugo on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Victor Hugo on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Victor Hugo on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Victor Hugo on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Victor Hugo on Mahatma Gandhi
"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!"