Twenty Love and Life Lesson Thoughts and Quotes of Alexandre Dumas

Love and life lesson thoughts and quotes

You know why love and life lesson thoughts and quotes are very useful at times. It can heal you at some extent when you are going through a tough situation in your life. Whether it’s love failure or a set back in life.

We are all going through different emotional situations in life. How we handle or respond in such situation is important. Don’t step back when some difficult situations come. You should face it bravely with a let it go attitude. If someone get angry with you, it’s best to keep calm. Don’t add fuel to the fire. Let him calm down. You can prepare yourself to handle emotionally difficult situations by repeatedly but slowly exposing yourself to the things that make you nervous or haunt your thoughts.

Here in this post I have taken 20 love and life lesson thoughts and quotes of Alexandre Dumas.

Alexandre Dumas is the author of the classic novel “The Count of Monte Cristo” where he depicted the captivating adventurous story of Edmund Dantes, the central character. I read this novel as part of my college curriculum long back. The story is still not fading from my mind as it left some visuals.

The story has adventure, revenge and redemption in its peak which is enough to entertain a reader. Alexandre Dumas published the novel in 1844-1855 in French and it is his most popular work and considered as a literary classic today.

Dumas was… a summit of art. Nobody ever could, or did, or will improve upon Dumas’s romances and plays. –George Bernard Shaw

The novel, “The Count of Monte Cristo”, does not require any introduction as it’s one of the best adventure novel and got translated into many languages. The main character in this novel Edmond Dantes, a merchant sailor, wrongly got imprisoned. He later identify the persons who betrayed him. The true story begins here.

Alexandre Dumas has similar adventure novel in his credit like “The Three Musketeers”. No wonder why Dumas is one of the most read French Novelist. Though the theme of The Count of Monte Cristo is adventure, it has its love angle.

Below you can find 10 best love and life lesson quotes of Alexandre Dumas.

Love and Life Lesson Thoughts and Quotes of Alexandre Dumas

Life Lesson Thoughts and Quotes

1. “It is not the tree that forsakes the flower, but the flower that forsakes the tree.”

2. “Only a man who has felt ultimate despair is capable of feeling ultimate bliss.”

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

4. “Yet man will never be perfect until he learns to create and destroy; he does know how to destroy, and that is half the battle.”

5. “We frequently pass so near to happiness without seeing, without regarding it, or if we do see and regard it, yet without recognising it.”

6. “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.”

7. “For all evils there are two remedies – time and silence.”

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

9. “Business? It’s quite simple; it’s other people’s money.”

10. “One’s work may be finished someday, but one’s education never.”

Love Thoughts and Quotes 

11. “There is always one bright smiling spot in the desert of her heart, and that is the shrine of maternal love.”

12 “I have always said to you, ‘I love you as a brother; but do not ask from me more than sisterly affection, for my heart is another’s.”

13. “Pure love and suspicion cannot dwell together: at the door where the latter enters, the former makes its exit.”

14. “God wills it that man whom he has created, and in whose heart he has so profoundly rooted the love of life, should do all in his power to preserve that existence, which, however painful it may be, is yet always so dear.”

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

16. “Never did a man deeply in love allow the clocks to go on peacefully.”

17. “love lends wings to our desires.”

18. “I once possessed piety, innocence, and love, the three ingredients of the happiness of angels, and now what am I.”

19. “By degrees the sun disappeared behind the western horizon; but as though to prove the truth of the fanciful ideas in heathen mythology, its indiscreet rays reappeared on the summit of every wave, as if the god of fire had just sunk upon the bosom of Amphitrite, who in vain endeavoured to hide her lover beneath her azure mantle.”

20. “I love the life you have made so sweet to me, and I should be sorry to die.”


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