Alexandre Dumas

Alexandre Dumas, also known as Alexandre Dumas, père, was a French writer. His works have been translated into nearly 100 languages, and he is one of the most widely read French authors. Many of his historical novels of high adventure were originally published as serials, including The Count of Monte Cristo, The Three Musketeers, Twenty Years After, and The Vicomte de Bragelonne: Ten Years Later. His novels have been adapted since the early twentieth century for nearly 200 films. Dumas' last novel, The Knight of Sainte-Hermine, unfinished at his death, was completed by scholar Claude Schopp and published in 2005. It was published in English in 2008 as The Last Cavalier.
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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.
All generalizations are dangerous, even this one.
How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid? It must be education that does it.
I prefer rogues to imbeciles, because they sometimes take a rest.
Men's minds are raised to the level of the women with whom they associate.
Pure love and suspicion cannot dwell together: at the door where the latter enters, the former makes its exit.