Quotes by Alexandre Dumas

All human wisdom is contained in these two words – Wait and Hope.
– Alexandre Dumas

All generalizations are dangerous, even this one.
– Alexandre Dumas

Love is the most selfish of all the passions.
– Alexandre Dumas

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.
– Alexandre Dumas

Learning does not make one learned: there are those who have knowledge and those who have understanding. The first requires memory and the second philosophy.
– 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.
– 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.
– Alexandre Dumas

There is no friendship that cares about an overheard secret.
– Alexandre Dumas

It is necessary to have wished for death in order to know how good it is to live.
– 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.
– Alexandre Dumas

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

Happiness is egotistical.
– Alexandre Dumas

Philosophy cannot be taught; it is the application of the sciences to truth.
– Alexandre Dumas

To learn is not to know; there are the learners and the learned. Memory makes the one, philosophy the others.
– Alexandre Dumas

There are two ways of seeing: with the body and with the soul. The body’s sight can sometimes forget, but the soul remembers forever.
– Alexandre Dumas

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Never fear quarrels, but seek hazardous adventures.
– Alexandre Dumas

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

I am not proud, but I am happy; and happiness blinds, I think, more than pride.
– Alexandre Dumas

Remember that what has once been done may be done again.
– Alexandre Dumas

Love is the most selfish of all the passions.
– Alexandre Dumas

All for one and one for all.
– Alexandre Dumas

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

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

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

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