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  3. 12/10/2017

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

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Quotes by Alexandre Dumas

Quotes by Alexandre Dumas

  1. All for one, one for all, that is our device.
  2. All generalizations are dangerous, even this one.
  3. All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope.
  4. Business? It’s quite simple; it’s other people’s money.
  5. Happiness is like those palaces in fairy tales whose gates are guarded by dragons: we must fight in order to conquer it.
  6. 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.
  7. How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid? It must be education that does it.
  8. I prefer rogues to imbeciles, because they sometimes take a rest.
  9. If God were suddenly condemned to live the life which He has inflicted upon men, He would kill Himself.
  10. Infatuated, half through conceit, half through love of my art, I achieve the impossible working as no one else ever works.
  11. 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.
  12. It is neccessary to have wished for death in order to know how good it is to live.
  13. 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.
  14. Nothing succeeds like success.
  15. Only a man who has felt ultimate despair is capable of feeling ultimate bliss.
  16. Pure love and suspicion cannot dwell together: at the door where the latter enters, the former makes its exit.