Alexandre Dumas

1802 - 1870

A Quote by Alexandre Dumas on writing and words

I have always been more afraid of a pen, a bottle of ink and a sheet of paper than of a sword or a pistol.

Alexandre Dumas (1802 - 1870)

Source: The Count of Monte Cristo (Penguin Classics)

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A Quote by Alexandre Dumas

A curse on those who fear wine: it's because they have evil thoughts and they are afraid that wine will loosen their tongues.

Alexandre Dumas (1802 - 1870)

Source: The Count of Monte Cristo (Penguin Classics)

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A Quote by Alexandre Dumas

Oh, what is man! The most egoistical of all animals, the most personal of all creatures, who cannot believe otherwise than that the earth revolves, the sun shines and death reaps for him alone - an ant, cursing God from the summit of a blade of grass!

Alexandre Dumas (1802 - 1870)

Source: The Count of Monte Cristo (Penguin Classics)

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A Quote by Alexandre Dumas on wisdom and words

More wisdom is latent in things as they are than in all the words men use.

Alexandre Dumas (1802 - 1870)

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A Quote by Alexandre Dumas on good, money, value, and worth

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

Alexandre Dumas (1802 - 1870)

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A Quote by Alexandre Dumas on anger, people, and wishes

There is nothing more galling to angry people than the coolness of those on whom they wish to vent their spleen.

Alexandre Dumas (1802 - 1870)

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A Quote by Alexandre Dumas on faults and profit

We blame in others only the faults by which we do not profit.

Alexandre Dumas (1802 - 1870)

Source: The Three Musketeers, Count of Monte Cristo

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A Quote by Alexandre Dumas on rest

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

Alexandre Dumas (1802 - 1870)

Source: The Three Musketeers, Count of Monte Cristo

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A Quote by Alexandre Dumas

All for one, one for all.

Alexandre Dumas (1802 - 1870)

Source: Les Trois Mousquetiers, passim

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A Quote by Alexandre Dumas on hope, wisdom, and words

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

Alexandre Dumas (1802 - 1870)

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