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Summary

Alexandre Dumas (born as Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie in Villers-Cotterets, France, died in Puys near Dieppe) was a famous Dramatist from France, who lived between July 24, 1802 and December 5, 1870. He became 68 years old.

Biography

Alexandre Dumas the elder was a French writer, most famous for his numerous novels and fairy tales that have made him the most widely read French author in the world. Many of his novels as "The Count of Monte Cristo" and the novels of "The Three Musketeers", was first as serials, a French phenomenon that later became common in the rest of the world. Dumas also wrote plays, articles for magazines and journals, and he was a high-profile correspondent. Dumas was of mixed racial background, a so-called kvadron, his father was a mulatto by the fact that his mother was a slave of African descent (negro low), and Dumas had to endure some racism during his lifetime. In particular, drawing caricatures played unrestrained in his appearance.

His son, Alexandre Dumas the younger, was also a author, best known for "Lady of the Camellias".

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac leo, who is known for Ruling, Warmth, Generosity, Faithful, Initiative. Our collection contains 18 quotes who is written / told by Alexandre.

Related authors: Honore de Balzac

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexandre_Dumas

Famous quotes by Alexandre Dumas (18)


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"Nothing succeeds like success"
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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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"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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"All for one, one for all, that is our device"
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"A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms against himself. He makes his failure certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it"
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"Pure love and suspicion cannot dwell together: at the door where the latter enters, the former makes its exit"
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"Business? It's quite simple; it's other people's money"
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"Only a man who has felt ultimate despair is capable of feeling ultimate bliss"
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"Infatuated, half through conceit, half through love of my art, I achieve the impossible working as no one else ever works"
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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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"How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid? It must be education that does it"
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"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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"All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope"
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"If God were suddenly condemned to live the life which He has inflicted upon men, He would kill Himself"
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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 for one, one for all"
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"All for one and one for all"


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