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The Three Musketeers (The D'Artagnan Romances, #1) The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas
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“Never fear quarrels, but seek hazardous adventures.”
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“All for one and one for all.”
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“You are very amiable, no doubt, but you would be charming if you would only depart.”
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“All for one and one for all, united we stand divided we fall.”
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“Love is the most selfish of all the passions.”
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“The merit of all things lies in their difficulty.”
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“A rogue does not laugh in the same way that an honest man does; a hypocrite does not shed the tears of a man of good faith. All falsehood is a mask; and however well made the mask may be, with a little attention we may always succeed in distinguishing it from the true face.”
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“I do not cling to life sufficiently to fear death.”
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“D’Artagnan: Why is Athos sitting by himself?
Aramis: He takes his drinking very seriously. Not to worry, he’ll be his usual charming self by morning.”
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“Be kind, aim for my heart.”
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“There is no friendship that cares about an overheard secret.”
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“Athos liked every one to exercise his own free-will. He never gave his advice before it was demanded and even then it must be demanded twice.
"In general, people only ask for advice," he said "that they may not follow it or if they should follow it that they may have somebody to blame for having given it".”
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“Besides we are men, and after all it is our business to risk our lives.”
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“I'm sure you're very nice, but you'd be even nicer if you went away.”
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“And now gentlemen, all for one, one for all - that is our motto, is it not?”
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“Everyone knows that drunkards and lovers have a protecting diety.”
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“Porthos: He thinks he can challenge the mighty Porthos with a sword...
D'Artagnan: The mighty who?
Porthos: Don't tell me you've never heard of me.
D'Artagnan: The world's biggest windbag?
Porthos: Little pimple... meet me behind the Luxembourg at 1 o'clock and bring a long wooden box.
D'Artagnan: Bring your own...
Porthos: [laughs]”
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“Everyone knows that God protects drunkards and lovers.”
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“Within six months, if I am not dead, I shall have seen you again, madam--even if I have to overturn the world.”
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“Nothing makes time pass or shortens the way like a thought that absorbs in itself all the faculties of the one who is thinking. External existence is then like a sleep of which this thought is the dream. Under its influence, time has no more measure, space has no more distance.”
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“We must never expect discretion in first love: it is accompanied by such excessive joy that unless the joy is allowed to overflow, it will choke you.”
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“It is only the dead who do not return.”
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“All falsehood is a mask; and however well made the mask may be, with a little attention we may always succeed in distinguishing it from the true face.”
Alexandre Dumas, The Three Musketeers
“My son, be worthy of your noble name, worthily borne by your ancestors for over five hundred years. Remember it’s by courage, and courage alone, that a nobleman makes his way nowadays. Don’t be afraid of opportunities, and seek out adventures. My son, all I have to give you is fifteen ecus, my horse, and the advice you’ve just heard. Make the most of these gifts, and have a long, happy life.”
Alexandre Dumas, The Three Musketeers
“In general, people only ask for advice that they may not follow it; or, if they should follow it, that they may have somebody to blame for having given it.”
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“I do not often laugh, sir, as you may perceive by the air of my countenance; but nevertheless, I retain the privilege of laughing when I please.”
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“In all times, and all countries especially in those countries which are divided within by religious faith, there are always fanatics who will be well contented to be regarded as martyrs.”
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“Time, dear friend, time brings round opportunity; opportunity is the martingale of man. The more we have ventured the more we gain, when we know how to wait.”
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“I came to Paris with four écus in my pocket, and I’d have fought with anybody who told me I was in no condition to buy the Louvre.”
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“People in general," he said, "only ask advice not to follow it; or if they do follow it, it is for the sake of having someone to blame for having given it.”
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