Wisdom Lives in Words

Memorable Quotes by 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
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Nothing succeeds like success.
Alexandre Dumas
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.
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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.
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All generalizations are dangerous, even this one.
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I prefer rogues to imbeciles, because they sometimes take a rest.
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How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid? It must be education that does it.
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All for one, one for all, that is our device.
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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.
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Business? It's quite simple; it's other people's money.
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All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope.
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It is necessary to have wished for death in order to know how good it is to live.
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Only a man who has felt ultimate despair is capable of feeling ultimate bliss.
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Happiness is like those palaces in fairy tales whose gates are guarded by dragons: we must fight in order to conquer it.
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Pure love and suspicion cannot dwell together: at the door where the latter enters, the former makes its exit.
Alexandre Dumas
If God were suddenly condemned to live the life which He has inflicted upon men, He would kill Himself.
Alexandre Dumas