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Alexandre Dumas
July 24, 1802 - December 5, 1870
Nationality: French
Category: Dramatist
Subcategory: French Dramatist

All for one, one for all, that is our device.


It is almost as difficult to keep a first class person in a fourth class job, as it is to keep a fourth class person in a first class job.


I prefer rogues to imbeciles, because they sometimes take a rest.


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


Only a man who has felt ultimate despair is capable of feeling ultimate bliss.


A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms against himself. He makes his failure certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it.


Business? It's quite simple; it's other people's money.


Nothing succeeds like success.


All for one, one for all.


He was thinking alone, and seriously racking his brain to find a direction for this single force four times multiplied, with which he did not doubt, as with the lever for which Archimedes sought, they should succeed in moving the world, when some one tapped gently at his door.


All for one and one for all.


All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope.


Pure love and suspicion cannot dwell together: at the door where the latter enters, the former makes its exit.


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


It is rare that one can see in a little boy the promise of a man, but one can almost always see in a little girl the threat of a woman.


Happiness is like those palaces in fairy tales whose gates are guarded by dragons: we must fight in order to conquer it.


How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid? It must be education that does it.

    Topics: Education

All generalizations are dangerous, even this one.


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