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Quotation by Victor Hugo
The man who does not know other languages, unless he is a man of genius, necessarily has deficiencies in his ideas.
Victor Hugo (1802–1885), French poet, novelist, playwright, essayist. Trans. by William G. Allen. Le Journal de Victor Hugo, 1830-1848, entry from August, 1844, Gallimard (1954).
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