Alexandre Dumas Quotes

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All for one and one for all. 
Alexandre Dumas (The Three Musketeers, 1844)
All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope.
Alexandre Dumas (The Count of Monte Cristo, 1845-1846)
You are very amiable, no doubt, but you would be charming if you would only depart.
Alexandre Dumas (The Three Musketeers, 1844)
Philosophy cannot be taught; it is the application of the sciences to truth.
Alexandre Dumas (The Count of Monte Cristo, 1845-1846)
Friendship consists in forgetting; what one gives, and remembering what one receives.
Alexandre Dumas
If God were suddenly condemned to live the life which he has inflicted upon men, He would kill Himself.
Alexandre Dumas (Pensées d'album)
A good surgeon operates with his hand, not with his heart.
Alexandre Dumas (The Memoirs of a Physician, 1846-1848)

Alexandre Dumas Quote - Never fear quarrels, but seek...
Never fear quarrels, but seek hazardous adventures.
Alexandre Dumas (The Three Musketeers, 1844)
True love always makes a man better, no matter what woman inspires it.
Alexandre Dumas (The Lady of the Camellias, 1848)
Mastery of language affords one remarkable opportunities.
Alexandre Dumas
My father was a Creole, his father a Negro, and his father a monkey; my family, it seems, begins where yours left of.
Alexandre Dumas
A husband is always a sensible man; he never thinks of marrying.
Alexandre Dumas
All generalizations are dangerous, even this one.
Alexandre Dumas
The custom and fashion of today will be the awkwardness and outrage of tomorrow - so arbitrary are these transient laws.
Alexandre Dumas
I prefer rogues to imbeciles, because they sometimes take a rest.
Alexandre Dumas
The chain of wedlock is so heavy that it takes two to carry it - sometimes three.
Alexandre Dumas
So rapid is the flight of dreams upon the wings of imagination.
Alexandre Dumas (The Three Musketeers, 1844)
Nothing succeeds like success. 
Alexandre Dumas (Storming the Bastille or Six Years Later, 1853)
It is neccessary to have wished for death in order to know how good it is to live.
Alexandre Dumas (The Count of Monte Cristo, 1845-1846)
How did I escape? With difficulty. How did I plan this moment? With pleasure.
Alexandre Dumas (The Count of Monte Cristo, 1845-1846)
For all evils there are two remedies - time and silence.
Alexandre Dumas (The Count of Monte Cristo, 1845-1846)
How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid? It must be education that does it.
Alexandre Dumas


Infatuated, half through conceit, half through love of my art, I achieve the impossible working as no one else ever works. 
Alexandre Dumas
Only a man who has felt ultimate despair is capable of feeling ultimate bliss.
Alexandre Dumas (The Count of Monte Cristo, 1845-1846)
We are always in a hurry to be happy...; for when we have suffered a long time, we have great difficulty in believing in good fortune.
Alexandre Dumas (The Count of Monte Cristo, 1845-1846)
Haste is a poor counselor
Alexandre Dumas (The Count of Monte Cristo, 1845-1846)
Business? It's quite simple; it's other people's money.
Alexandre Dumas
Hatred is blind; rage carries you away; and he who pours out vengeance runs the risk of tasting a bitter draught.
Alexandre Dumas (The Count of Monte Cristo, 1845-1846)
There is nothing more galling to angry people than the coolness of those on whom they wish to vent their spleen.
Alexandre Dumas (The Black Tulip, 1850)
Life is a storm, my young friend. You will bask in the sunlight one moment, be shattered on the rocks the next. What makes you a man is what you do when that storm comes. There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
Alexandre Dumas (The Count of Monte Cristo, 1845-1846)
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Alexandre Dumas Biography

Born: July 24, 1802
Died: December 5, 1870

Alexandre Dumas was a French writer. He is mostly recognized for his historical novels. He is also one of the most widely read French authors in the world.

Notable Works

The Three Musketeers (1844)
The Count of Monte Cristo
(1845 - 1846)
The Man in the Iron Mask
(1847)
The Memoirs of a Physician (1846-1848)
Black Tulip (1850)
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