Ten inspiring thoughts of Alexandre Dumas

For all evils there are two remedies - time and silence
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There is neither happiness nor misery in the world; there is only the comparison of one state with another, nothing more.

He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness.

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There are two ways of seeing: with the body and with the soul. The body's sight can sometimes forget, but the soul remembers forever.
 

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When you compare the sorrows of real life to the pleasures of the imaginary one, you will never want to live again, only to dream forever.
 

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There are misfortunes in life that no one will accept; people would rather believe in the supernatural and the impossible.
 
Life is a storm, my young friend. You will bask in the sunlight one moment, be shattered on the rocks the next. What makes you a man is what you do when that storm comes.
 

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Time, dear friend, time brings round opportunity; opportunity is the martingale of man. The more we have ventured the more we gain, when we know how to wait.
 
Learning does not make one learned: there are those who have knowledge and those who have understanding. The first requires memory and the second philosophy.

 

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I prefer the wicked rather than the foolish. The wicked sometimes rest.
 
All for one and one for all, united we stand divided we fall.

For all evils there are two remedies - time and silence.

 

 

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