Alexandre Dumas Quotes (76 quotes)
Les Mohicans de Paris vol. 3, Chapter 10 (1854–1855)
“Until the day when God will deign to reveal the future to man, all human wisdom is contained in these two words, Wait and hope.”
The Count of Monte Cristo (1845), Chapter 117
“The chain of wedlock is so heavy that it takes two to carry it - and sometimes three.”
Attributed. French variants: "Les chaînes du mariage sont si lourdes qu'il n'est pas trop de trois pour les porter" and "les chaînes du mariage sont si lourdes que, pour les porter il faut être deux, quelquefois trois". Also attributed to Alexandre Dumas, fils. Earliest attribution found (in English): "Two centuries of anecdotes: being a collection of two hundred humorous stories of the great and near-great" (The Christopher publishing house, 1932) by Tom Burns Haber, p. 225
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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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