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#1. If one's lot is cast among fools it is necessary to study folly. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#2. However anxious one is to reach one's goal, one can excuse delays on the route when these are caused by ovations. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#3. Truly generous men are always ready to become sympathetic when their enemy's misfortune surpasses the limits of their hatred. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#4. Why does a steward steal? He steals because he's not sure he'll always remain with his master and wants to make his future secure. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#5. Well, my dear father, in the shipwreck of life
for life is an eternal shipwreck of our hopes
I throw all my useless baggage in the sea, that's all, and remain with my will, prepared to live entirely alone and consequently entirely free. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#6. Life is a storm. One minute you will bathe under the sun and the next you will be shattered upon the rocks. That's when you shout, "Do your worst, for I will do mine!" and you will be remembered forever. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#7. To save a man and thereby to spare a father's agony and a mother's feelings is not to do a noble deed, it is but an act of humanity. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#8. Men's minds are raised to the level of the women with whom they associate. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#9. Hard decisions, sacrifices doesn't keep you warm at night, life's too damn short, too damn long to continue without someone at your side - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#10. Let us call on M. de Monte Cristo; he is admirably adapted to revive one's spirits, because he never interrogates, and in my opinion those who ask no questions are the best comforters. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#11. It's always about trying to do something that's different and not repeating yourself because then you lose your creative stamina. You need to have new challenges. - Author: Alexandre Aja
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#12. Casting is so important in horror. It's so important to have strong actors to tell a story because, if you don't believe in the character, how can you be scared for them? - Author: Alexandre Aja
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#13. But tell me," said Beauchamp, "what is life? Is it not a hall in Death's anteroom? - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#14. Great people only thank you for doing the impossible; what's possible, they say they can effect themselves. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#15. I think it's very good music composed by a human composer and sung by two birds with two feet and no feathers! - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#16. Business? It's quite simple; it's other people's money. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#17. In Europe, there is no horror movie. It's very hard to make a slasher or gory movie. There is no audience for that. - Author: Alexandre Aja
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#18. I began a poem in lines of one syllable. It's rather difficult, but the merit of all things lies in their difficulty. The subject matter is gallant. I'll read you the first canto; it's four hundred verses long and takes one minute. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#19. I'm a huge fan of movies, and I watch DVDs all day, and I like to be able to watch DVDs that are different from what was in theaters. Whether that's uncut or a director's cut. I think it's an awesome way to rediscover the movie. - Author: Alexandre Aja
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#20. It's very hard to understand what's happening in someone's brain and what goes into their experience and their death, and the music has to say a lot. - Author: Alexandre Desplat
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#21. Come now, be a man!' he thought. 'We are used to adversity; let's not be crushed by a mere disappointment, or else I shall have suffered for nothing. The heart breaks when it has swelled too much in the warm breath of hope, then finds itself enclosed in cold reality. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#22. There's nothing gives you so much courage as good reasons," continued the sailor; - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#23. I - drunk!" said Caderousse; "well that's a good one! I could drink four more such bottles; they are no bigger than cologne flasks. Pere Pamphile, more wine!" and Caderousse rattled his glass upon the table. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#24. Yes; but one gets out of prison," said Caderousse, who, with what sense was left him, listened eagerly to the conversation, "and when one gets out and one's name is Edmond Dantes, one seeks revenge - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#25. It's easy to be friends with when shares the same opinions. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#26. When one loves, one is only too ready to believe one's love returned. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#27. A man, who like Satan, momentarily thought himself the equal of God and who, with all the humility of a Christian, came to realize in God's hands alone reside supreme power and infinite wisdom. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#28. I intend that my last work shall be a cookbook composed of memories and desires.
Alexander Dumas, 1869, as quoted in Life Is Meals: A Food Lover's Book of Days by James and Kay Salter - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#29. It was only then that he met Villefort's dull gaze, that look peculiar to men of the law who do not want anyone to read their thoughts, and so make their eyes into unpolished glass. The look reminded him that he was standing before Justice, a figure of grim aspect and manners. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#30. However different men's fortunes may be, there is always something or other that balances the ill and the good, and makes all even at last. - Author: Francois Alexandre Frederic, Duc De La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt
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#31. There are some catastrophes that a poor writer's pen cannot describe and which he is obliged to leave to the imagination of his readers with a bald statement of the facts. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#32. No, happily that unjust prejudice is forgotten which made the son responsible for the father's actions. Review your life, Albert ... - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#33. Happiness or unhappiness is the secret known but to one's self and the walls - walls have ears but no tongue; - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#34. 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. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#35. Here's a man ready to chop another man's self-esteem to pieces with an axe, yet he cries out in pain when his own is pricked with a needle. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#36. Mankind will not be perfect until it can create and destroy like God. It can already destroy: that's half the battle. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#37. I think everyone envisions me sitting at Alexandre's all day, picking out beautiful clothes from passing couturiers. - Author: Gloria Guinness
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#38. In the horror genre, unfortunately you sometimes have the studio tell you, "No, go with more unknown people because it's a scary movie," and I disagree. - Author: Alexandre Aja
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#39. God, who might have directed the assassin's dagger so as to end your career in a moment, has given you this quarter of an hour for repentance. Reflect, then, wretched man, and repent. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#40. One's work may be finished someday, but one's education never. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#41. There are so many parts of music that it's actually a pleasure for me to work with an orchestra, or a jazz band, or a choir, and use every element that the musical tool box can offer. The world of music I love so much, and I can change the costume depending on the part, and I'm actually in the film. - Author: Alexandre Desplat
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#42. Then Monsieur is satisfied?" asked Planchet. "My dear Planchet, I am the happiest of men!" "And I may profit by Monsieur's happiness, and go to bed? - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#43. He was a fine, tall, slim young fellow, with black eyes, and hair as dark as the raven's wing; and his whole appearance bespoke that calmness and resolution peculiar to men accustomed from their cradle to contend with danger. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#44. When you wish to obtain some concession from a man's self-love, you must avoid even the appearance of wishing to wound it." "I - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#45. And now,' said the unknown, 'farewell kindness, humanity, and gratitude! Farewell to all the feelings that expand the heart! I have been heaven's substitute to recompense the good - now the god of vengeance yields to me his power to punish the wicked! - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#46. He's right: They have to put madmen with madmen. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#47. For, however all other feelings may be withered in a woman's nature, there is always one bright smiling spot in the maternal breast, and that is where a dearly-beloved child is concerned. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#48. The distance was short, and at the end of ten minutes his carriage, or rather the count's, stopped before the Hotel de Londres. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#49. It's necessary to have wished for death in order to know how good it is to live. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#50. I'm always on the side of the characters, rather than the side of the people attacking them. I get realistic. It's not gratuitous. - Author: Alexandre Aja
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#51. All for one and one for all. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#52. And now gentlemen, all for one, one for all - that is our motto, is it not? - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#53. Have no secrets from you. This, then, is what saddens me." "Wait a minute, Porthos; let me first - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#54. Duty does not consist in suffering everything, but in suffering everything for duty. Sometimes, indeed, it is our duty not to suffer. - Author: Alexandre Vinet
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#55. Did what people will do in politics, or on the sea when the wind is against them, - I tacked. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#56. What is offered from a generous heart should be accepted generously. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#57. What the deuce does the fellow mean by getting trap-doors made without first consulting you? Trap-doors! - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#58. Well, we're all mortal...and the old must make way for the young, otherwise there would be no promotion. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#59. soothing: re-press of an old French recording of Ida Presti, possibly the greatest guitarist who ever lived, and her husband Alexandre Lagoya, pairing on Debussy's "Clair de Lune. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#60. Although there still lingered in his mind a faint and unperfect recollection of the events of the preceding night; just as the brain retains on waking in the morning the dim and misty outline of a dream. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#61. Paraphrasing Spinoza, Alexandre adds, "In pity, sadness comes first. I am sad that the other is suffering, but I don't really love him. In compassion, love comes first."23 The - Author: Matthieu Ricard
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#62. Berdyaev remarks that "no one ever proposes evil ends: evil is always disguised as good, and detracts from the good."[49] Yet the resort to violence is precisely where evil seeps in. Besides, - Author: Alexandre Christoyannopoulos
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#63. Excitement, like enthusiasm, sometimes renders us unconscious to the things of earth. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#64. Well, father, in the shipwreck of life, for life is an eternal shipwreck of our hopes, I cast into the sea my useless encumbrance, that is all, and I remain with my own will, disposed to live perfectly alone, and, consequently, perfectly free. (Eugenie to her father) - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#65. Everything was believed except the truth. - Author: Alexandre Dumas-fils
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#66. Growing up in the eighties, you could go from one style in a movie to another style, and that was okay. In the nineties, you had to obey your niche. You had to follow the code and never step outside of exactly what you're doing. - Author: Alexandre Aja
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#67. She then had one of those sudden inspirations which only people of genius receive in great crises, in supreme moments which are to decide their fortunes or their lives. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#68. ( ... ) the tree forsakes not the flower: the flower falls from the tree. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#69. Well, Monsieur Laporte placed her near her Majesty in order that our poor queen might at least have someone in whom she could place confidence, abandoned as she is by the king, watched as she is by the cardinal, betrayed as she is by everybody." "Ah, ah! - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#70. But he found him as he had seen him six weeks earlier, that is to say calm, firm and full of the distant good manners that make up the most impenetrable of barriers separating a well-bred man from one of the people. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#71. The pride of those who cannot edify lies in destruction - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#72. But the kings of modern times, restrained by the limits of mere probability, have neither courage nor desire. They fear the eat that hears their orders, and the eye that scrutinizes their actions. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#73. Why,' said he, 'does not the emperor, who has devised so many clever and efficient modes of improving the art of war, organize a regiment of lawyers, judges and legal practitioners, sending them in the hottest fire the enemy could maintain, and using them to save better men? - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#74. I love '70s organic architecture. I am very influenced by the time when I grew up. - Author: Alexandre De Betak
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#75. When one lives among madmen, one should train as a maniac. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#76. Take care, my worthy host," said Albert, "better is a sure enemy to well. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#77. I hate the English
they are coarse, like every nation that swills beer. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#78. could you have so little strength that you take pride in displaying your sorrow - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#79. It's always very interesting to bet who's going to go first and who is going to have the most unbelievable death. It's always fun to play with that and create more expectation. It's an interesting part of horror movie. - Author: Alexandre Aja
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#80. The greater number of a man's errors come before him disguised under the specious form of necessity; then, after error has been committed in a moment of excitement, of delirium, or of fear, we see that we might have avoided and escaped it. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#81. The King! I thought him enough of a philosopher to realize that there is no such thing as murder in politics. You know as well as I do, my dear boy, that in politics there are no people, only ideas; no feelings, only interests. In politics, you don't kill a man, you remove an obstacle, that's all. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#82. Friendship is a mysterious encounter that takes place in the soul. - Author: Doutor Luis Alexandre Ribeiro Branco
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#83. I have no fear of ghosts, and I have never heard it said that so much harm had been done by the dead during 6,000 years as it brought by the living in a single day. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#84. God orders a man to do all he can to save his life. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#85. Flying through an army, sire," said Athos, "in all countries in the world is called charging. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#86. In business, sir, one has no friends, only correspondents. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#87. Life is a chaplet of little miseries which the philosopher counts with a smile. Be philosophers, as I am, gentlemen; sit down at the table and let us drink. Nothing makes the future look so bright as surveying it through a glass of chambertin. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#88. The chains of marriage are so heavy that it takes two to bear them, sometimes three. - Author: Alexandre Dumas-fils
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#89. Your excellencies' wishes; only, I tell you beforehand, the carriage will cost you six piastres a day. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#90. The subjects which he has chosen, however, are of both historic and dramatic importance, and they have the added value of giving the modern reader a clear picture of the state of semi-lawlessness which existed in Europe, during the middle ages. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#91. What I've loved most after you, is myself: that is, my dignity and that strength which made me superior to other men. That Strength was my life. You've broken it with a word, so I must die. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#92. If you break this door you will find me dead on the threshold."
And be easy, madame, you shall be revenged," said Bussy. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#93. Many manage to improve on the first drafts of the lives they are given. But for that they need the courage to jump off a diving board fifty meters high, blindfolded, not knowing if it is water or asphalt that awaits them below. - Author: Alexandre Vidal Porto
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#94. Treville understood admirably well the warfare of that period, when, if you did not live at the enemy's expense, you lived at the expense of your compatriots: his soldiers formed a legion of daredevils, undisciplined for anyone else but him. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#95. I have always heard it said that that is the rarest service, but the easiest to render. The remark struck me; I like to cite remarks that strike me. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#96. Well, monsieur, I am suffering at this moment something strange, and that is the satisfaction of despair. There is in certain souls - and I have just discovered that mine is of the number - a real satisfaction in the assurance that all is lost, and the time is come to yield. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#97. Commend me to the cardinal,' said Milady. 'Commend me to Satan,' replied Rochefort. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#98. 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. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#99. God will give me justice - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#100. Believe me, when a woman loves a man, you do not win her heart by crossing swords with him. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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