Alexandre Dumas-fils Quotes | Quotes by Alexandre Dumas-fils

1Be good, be young, be true! Evil is nothing but vanity, let us have the pride of good, and above all let us never despair.

2Everything was believed except the truth.

3Women sometimes allow you to be unfaithful to their love; they never allow you to wound their self-esteem.

4We must have done something very wicked before we were born, or else we must be going to be very happy indeed when we are dead, for God to let this life have all the tortures of expiation and all the sorrows of an ordeal.

5The chains of marriage are so heavy that it takes two to bear them, sometimes three.

6Love without esteem cannot go far or reach high. It is an angel with only one wing.

7Memory is a paradise out of which fate cannot drive us.

8Her delight in the smallest things was like that of a child. There were days when she ran in the garden, like a child of ten, after a butterfly or a dragon-fly. This courtesan who had cost more money in bouquets than would have kept a whole family in comfort, would sometimes sit on the grass for an hour, examining the simple flower whose name she bore.

9We are not allowed to have hearts, under penalty of being hooted down.

10The child is small, and he includes the man; the brain is narrow, and it harbours thought; the eye is but a point, and it covers leagues

Alexandre Dumas-fils Quotes

11The reason why women grown bad are worse than men is because it is the best that turns to the worst.

12One has always had a childhood, whatever one becomes.

13No matter how long I live, I shall live longer than you will love me