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The Count of Monte Cristo

Alexandre Dumas

Top 10 Best Quotes

“I am not proud, but I am happy; and happiness blinds, I think, more than pride.”

“All human wisdom is contained in these two words - Wait and Hope”

“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. You must look into that storm and shout as you did in Rome. Do your worst, for I will do mine! Then the fates will know you as we know you”

“It's necessary to have wished for death in order to know how good it is to live.”

“Woman is sacred; the woman one loves is holy.”

“Moral wounds have this peculiarity - they may be hidden, but they never close; always painful, always ready to bleed when touched, they remain fresh and open in the heart.”

“The difference between treason and patriotism is only a matter of dates.”

“How did I escape? With difficulty. How did I plan this moment? With pleasure.”

“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.”

“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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