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The life of Alexandre Dumas is one of the most illustrious in all of history. He was a writer, playwright, and novelist who wrote classics such as The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers. Dumas’s work not only inspires readers to live their dreams but also helps them to see that they can do anything if they set their mind to it.
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Summary

About Alexandre Dumas

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Born:
24 July 1802

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Died:
5 December 1870

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Occupation:
Novelist, Playwright

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Period:
1829-1869

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Literary Movement:
Romanticism And Historical Fiction

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Notable Works:
The Three Musketeers

ALEXANDRE DUMAS QUOTES ON HOPE

Wait and hope! β€” Alexandre Dumas

Incertitude is still hope. β€” Alexandre Dumas

Yet what is expectation but a kind of folly, and what is that folly but an excess of hope? β€” Alexandre Dumas

The wretched and miserable should turn to their Saviour first, yet they do not hope in Him until all other hope is exhausted. β€” Alexandre Dumas

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Unfortunates, who ought to begin with God, do not have any hope in him till they have exhausted all other means of deliverance. β€” Alexandre Dumas

God is always the last resource. Unfortunates, who ought to begin with God, do not have any hope in him till they have exhausted all other means of deliverance. β€” Alexandre Dumas

All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope. β€” Alexandre Dumas

The sum of all human wisdom will be contained in these two words: Wait and hope.’ ~Edmond Dantes β€” Alexandre Dumas

Until the day when God shall deign to reveal the future to man, all human wisdom is summed up in these two words,–`Wait and hope. β€” Alexandre Dumas

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The plan is not wanting in grandeur; I see but one impediment.’ ‘What is it?’ ‘Impossibility. β€” Alexandre Dumas

ALEXANDRE DUMAS QUOTES RELATED TO THE HEART

Be kind. Aim for my heart. β€” Alexandre Dumas

We are not allowed to have hearts, under penalty of being hooted down. β€” Alexandre Dumas Fils

What is offered from a generous heart should be accepted generously. β€” Alexandre Dumas

Ah, lips that say one thing, while the heart thinks another. β€” Alexandre Dumas

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When a man resolves to avenge himself, he should first of all tear out the heart from his breast. β€” Alexandre Dumas

The heart of the best woman is pitiless toward the sorrows of a rival. β€” Alexandre Dumas

Be happy, noble heart, be blessed for all the good thou hast done and wilt do hereafter, and let my gratitude remain in obscurity like your good deeds. β€” Alexandre Dumas

Danglars was one of those men born with a pen behind the ear, and an inkstand in place of a heart. Everything with him was multiplication or subtraction. β€” Alexandre Dumas

Fool that I am,’ said he,’that I did not tear out my heart the day I resolved to revenge myself’. β€” Alexandre Dumas

we are not allowed to have hearts under penalty of being hooted down Alexandre Dumas fils quote

So much the worse for those who fear wine, for it is because they have some bad thoughts which they are afraid the liquor will extract from their hearts. β€” Alexandre Dumas

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Danglars was one of those calculating men who are born with a pen behind their ear and an inkwell instead of a heart. β€” Alexandre Dumas

I regret having helped you clarify your past and having told you what I did.’ ‘Why?’ ‘Because I’ve instilled in your heart a feeling that wasn’t there before: vengeance. β€” Alexandre Dumas

For there are two distinct sorts of ideas, those that proceed from the head and those that emanate from the heart. β€” Alexandre Dumas

Friendship throws out deep roots in honest hearts, D’Artagnan. Believe me, it is only the evil–minded who deny friendship; they cannot understand it. β€” Alexandre Dumas

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The friends we have lost do not repose under the ground…they are buried deep in our hearts. It has been thus ordained that they may always accompany us. β€” Alexandre Dumas

Moral wounds have this peculiarity–they may be hidden, but they never close; always painful, always ready to bleed when touched, they remain fresh and open in the heart. β€” Alexandre Dumas

Sighs united together are almost prayers; prayers coming from two hearts are almost acts of grace. β€” Alexandre Dumas

Joy to hearts which have suffered long is like the dew on the ground after a long drought; both the heart and the ground absorb that beneficent moisture falling on them, and nothing is outwardly apparant. β€” Alexandre Dumas

The heart breaks when it has swelled too much in the warm breath of hope, then finds itself enclosed in cold reality. β€” Alexandre Dumas

The heart breaks when, after having been elated by flattering hopes, it sees all its illusions destroyed. β€” Alexandre Dumas

When I think of you my heart beats fast, the blood burns in my veins and I can hardly breathe. β€” Alexandre Dumas

Dantes was on the way he desired to follow, and was moving towards the end he wished to achieve; his heart was in a fair way of petrifying in his bosom. β€” Alexandre Dumas

ALEXANDRE DUMAS QUOTES ABOUT BELIEVING

I do as I please, Monsieur Beauchamp, and believe me, what I do is always well done. β€” Alexandre Dumas

As for Porthos, I believe him to be eternal, like God, although less patient. β€” Alexandre Dumas

i do as i please monsieur beauchamp and believe me what i do is always well done Alexandre Dumas quote

Edmond Dantes: I don’t believe in God. Abbe Faria: That doesn’t matter, He believes in you. β€” Alexandre Dumas

I would follow him to hell, and that is saying not a little, as I believe him entirely capable of the descent. β€” Alexandre Dumas

It is the infirmity of our nature always to believe ourselves much more unhappy than those who groan by our sides! β€” Alexandre Dumas

Misfortune does not help us to believe. β€” Alexandre Dumas

One always hurries towards happiness, Monsieur Danglars, because when one has suffered much, one is at pains to believe in it. β€” Alexandre Dumas

as for porthos i believe him to be eternal like god although less patient Alexandre Dumas quote

It is the privilege of youth to believe and hope, but old men see death more clearly. β€” Alexandre Dumas

I never swear, Monseigneur. I say Yes or No, and as I am a gentleman, I keep my word. β€” Alexandre Dumas

Everything was believed except the truth. β€” Alexandre Dumas Fils

ALEXANDRE DUMAS QUOTES ABOUT HAPPINESS

A man is always in a hurry to be happy. β€” Alexandre Dumas

Sometimes one has suffered enough to have the right to never say: I am too happy. β€” Alexandre Dumas

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The truth is,’ replied Dantes, β€˜that I am too happy for noisy mirth; …joy takes a strange effect at times, it seems to oppress us almost the same as sorrow. β€” Alexandre Dumas

If I am happy in an error, do not have the cruelty to lift me from it. β€” Alexandre Dumas

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. β€” Alexandre Dumas

For the happy man prayer is only a jumble of words, until the day when sorrow comes to explain to him the sublime language by means of which he speaks to God. β€” Alexandre Dumas

ALEXANDRE DUMAS QUOTES ON LIFE

Follow me. He who lives will see.–D’Artagnan β€” Alexandre Dumas

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I do not cling to life sufficiently to fear death. β€” Alexandre Dumas

Now I’d like someone to tell me there is no drama in real life! β€” Alexandre Dumas

Does that not tell you that grief is like life and that there is always somethings unknown beyond it? β€” Alexandre Dumas

The most curious spectacle in life is that of death. β€” Alexandre Dumas

Death is the only serious preoccupation in life. β€” Alexandre Dumas

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Life is very tenacious in these lawyers. β€” Alexandre Dumas

What is life? Is it not a hall in Death’s anteroom? β€” Alexandre Dumas

There are misfortunes in life that no one will accept; people would rather believe in the supernatural and the impossible. β€” Alexandre Dumas

Besides, we feel always a sort of mental superiority over those whose lives we know better than they suppose. β€” Alexandre Dumas

On what slender threads do life and fortune hang. β€” Alexandre Dumas

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Life is no more than the repeated fulfilling of a permanent desire. β€” Alexandre Dumas

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Death tears off the mask that has been worn through life, and the real visage is disclosed. β€” Alexandre Dumas

When you compare the sorrows of real life to the pleasures of the imaginary one, you will never want to live again, only to dream forever. β€” Alexandre Dumas

Besides we are men, and after all it is our business to risk our lives. β€” Alexandre Dumas

God orders a man to do all he can to save his life. β€” Alexandre Dumas

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You who weep for pleasures fled, While dragging on a life of care, All your woes will melt in air, If to god your tears are shed, You who Weap! β€” Alexandre Dumas

He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness. We must of felt what it is to die, Morrel, that we may appreciate the enjoyments of life. β€” Alexandre Dumas

Pain, anguish and suffering in human life are always in proportion to the strength with which a man is endowed. β€” Alexandre Dumas

What fragile and unknown threads the destinies of nations and the lives of men are suspended. β€” Alexandre Dumas

No, happily that unjust prejudice is forgotten which made the son responsible for the father’s actions. Review your life, Albert … β€” Alexandre Dumas

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If God were suddenly condemned to live the life which He has inflicted upon men, He would kill Himself. β€” Alexandre Dumas

It was like the eve of a battle; the hearts beat, the eyes laughed, and they felft that the life they were perhaps going to lose, was after all, a good thing. β€” Alexandre Dumas

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. β€” Alexandre Dumas

Your life story is a novel; and people, though they love novels wound between two yellow paper covers, are oddly suspicious of those which come to them in living vellum. β€” Alexandre Dumas

ALEXANDRE DUMAS QUOTES ABOUT LOVE

Never did a man deeply in love allow the clocks to go on peacefully. β€” Alexandre Dumas

never did a man deeply in love allow the clocks to go on peacefully Alexandre Dumas quote

Love is the most selfish of all the passions. β€” Alexandre Dumas

Woman is sacred; the woman one loves is holy. β€” Alexandre Dumas

When one loves, one is only too ready to believe one’s love returned. β€” Alexandre Dumas

Youth is a blossom whose fruit is love; happy is he who plucks it after watching it slowly ripen. β€” Alexandre Dumas

God almost always opens two ways which lead thither, the ways of sorrow and of love. β€” Alexandre Dumas Fils

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I love the life you’ve always made so sweet for me and I’d regret it if I had to die.’ ‘Do you mean to say that if I left you–––’ ‘I’d die, yes.’ ‘Then you love me? β€” Alexandre Dumas

In love, writing is dangerous, not to mention pointless. β€” Alexandre Dumas

Love without esteem cannot go far or reach high. it is an angel with only one wing. β€” Alexandre Dumas

We must never expect discretion in first love: it is accompanied by such excessive joy that unless the joy is allowed to overflow, it will choke you. β€” Alexandre Dumas

To seek a quarrel with a man is a bad method of pleasing the woman who loves that man. β€” Alexandre Dumas

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Alas, madame!’ exclaimed Athos, ‘to–day love is like war––the breastplate is becoming useless. β€” Alexandre Dumas

Women sometimes allow you to be unfaithful to their love; they never allow you to wound their self–esteem. β€” Alexandre Dumas Fils

Men who swear undying love sometimes have the worst intentions in the world. β€” Alexandre Dumas

I am strong against everything, except against the death of those I love. He who dies gains; he who sees others die loses. β€” Alexandre Dumas

Infatuated, half through conceit, half through love of my art, I achieve the impossible working as no one else ever works. β€” Alexandre Dumas

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Pindar: β€˜Youth is a flower of which love is the fruit … Happy the vintager who picks it after watching it slowly mature.’ As β€” Alexandre Dumas

Youth is the flower of which love is the fruit; Happy the gatherer who picks it after watching it slowly mature. β€” Alexandre Dumas

True love always makes a man better, no matter who the woman is that inspires it. β€” Alexandre Dumas

Pure love and suspicion cannot dwell together at the door where the latter enters, the former makes its exit. β€” Alexandre Dumas

ALEXANDRE DUMAS QUOTES ON HUMAN BEINGS

Human inventions march from the complex to the simple, and simplicity is always perfection. β€” Alexandre Dumas

the voice of human nature is nothing but one prolonged cry Alexandre Dumas quote

So he went down, smiling sceptically and mutter the final word in human wisdom: ‘Perhaps! β€” Alexandre Dumas

The voice of human nature is nothing but one prolonged cry. β€” Alexandre Dumas

I think it’s very good music composed by a human composer and sung by two birds with two feet and no feathers! β€” Alexandre Dumas

Misfortune is needed to bring to light the treasures of the human intellect. β€” Alexandre Dumas

Unless wicked ideas take root in a naturally depraved mind, human nature, in a right and wholesome state, revolts at crime. β€” Alexandre Dumas

My dearest,’ said Valentine, β€˜has the count not just told us that all human wisdom was contained in these two words–’wait’ and ‘hope’? β€” Alexandre Dumas

ALEXANDRE DUMAS QUOTES ABOUT THE WORLD

There is neither happiness nor misery in the world; there is only the comparison of one state with another. β€” Alexandre Dumas

Return to the world still more brilliant because of your former sorrows. β€” Alexandre Dumas

Is the world filled with tigers and crocodiles?’ ‘Yes; and remember that two–legged tigers and crocodiles are more dangerous than the others.’ ‘Never β€” Alexandre Dumas

Upon my word,’ said Dantes, ‘you make me shudder. Is the world filled with tigers and crocodiles?’ ‘Yes; and remember that two legged tigers and crocodiles are more dangerous than the others. β€” Alexandre Dumas

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Melancholy in a capitalist, like the appearance of a comet, presages some misfortune to the world. β€” Alexandre Dumas

I wish to be Providence myself, for I feel that the most beautiful, noblest, most sublime thing in the world, is to recompense and punish. β€” Alexandre Dumas

There is neither happiness nor misery in the world; there is only the comparison of one state with another, nothing more. He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness. β€” Alexandre Dumas

Within six months, if I am not dead, I shall have seen you again, madam––even if I have to overturn the world. β€” Alexandre Dumas

A man is bound to make for himself in this world, that fortune which heaven had refused him at his birth. β€” Alexandre Dumas

In this world, all––men, women, and kings––must live for the present. We can only live for the future for God β€” Alexandre Dumas

Flying through an army, sire,’ said Athos, ‘in all countries in the world is called charging. β€” Alexandre Dumas

I know the world is a drawing–room, from which we must retire politely and honestly; that is, with a bow, and our debts of honor paid. β€” Alexandre Dumas

Remember that it is the dead alone with whom we are not likely to meet again on this earth. β€” Alexandre Dumas

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