Friday, July 24, 2009

Meandering . . .

Today is the birthday of Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie (July 24, 1802 – December 5, 1870, writer. He is best known as Alexandre Dumas, père author of the novels The Three Musketeers (1844) and The Count of Monte Cristo (1844).

"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." - Alexandre Dumas

"Pure love and suspicion cannot dwell together: at the door where the latter enters, the former makes its exit." - Alexandre Dumas

"One's work may be finished some day, but one's education never." - Alexandre Dumas

"Men's minds are raised to the level of the women with whom they associate." - Alexandre Dumas

"True love always makes a man better, no matter what woman inspires it." - Alexandre Dumas

"All human wisdom is summed up in two words - wait and hope." - Alexandre Dumas

"All for one, one for all." - Alexandre Dumas

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