Alexandre Dumas Quotes (59 quotes)
Le comte de Monte Cristo (The Count of Monte Cristo) (1845–1846)
“And now, farewell to kindness, humanity and gratitude… I have substituted myself for Providence in rewarding the good; may the God of vengeance now yield me His place to punish the wicked.”
Chapter 30 - Le comte de Monte Cristo (The Count of Monte Cristo) (1845-1846)
“There is neither happiness nor misery in the world; there is only the comparison of one state with another, nothing more”
Chapter 117 - Le comte de Monte Cristo (The Count of Monte Cristo) (1845-1846)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsAlexandre Dumas
Born: July 24, 1802
Died: December 5, 1870 (aged 68)
Bio: Alexandre Dumas was a French writer, best known for his historical novels of high adventure. Translated into nearly 100 languages, these have made him one of the most widely read French authors in the world. Many of his novels, including The Count of Monte Cristo, The Three Musketeers, Twenty Years After, and The Vicomte de Bragelonne were originally published as serials.
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