"Well, for us, in history where goodness is a rare pearl, he who was good almost takes precedence over he who was great."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."Victor Hugo on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."Victor Hugo on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."Victor Hugo on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."Victor Hugo on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."Victor Hugo on Abraham Lincoln
"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!"