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Alexandre
Dumas, born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie
1804
1870

French Writer, best known The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers

Author Quotes

There are virtues which become crimes by exaggeration.

One's work may be finished someday but one's education, never.

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

All generalizations are dangerous, even this one.

Do not value money for any more nor any less than its worth; it is a good servant but a bad master.

Jealousy is the art of injuring ourselves more than others.

Nothing succeeds like success.

The way to check slander is to despise it; attempt to overtake and refute it, and it will outrun you.

True love always makes a man better, no matter what woman inspires it.

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.

Those who have loved have little relish for friendship. The devotee of strong drink finds wine insipid.

We enjoy thoroughly only the pleasure that we give.

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First Name
Alexandre
Last Name
Dumas, born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie
Birth Date
1804
Death Date
1870
Bio

French Writer, best known The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers