Quotes by Nicolas Chamfort

Nicolas Chamfort

Nicolas Chamfort

French writer, journalist and playwright

Alive from: 1741-1794

Category: Media | Writers (Contemporary)

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    Sometimes apparent resemblance of character will bring two men together and for a certain time unite them. But their mistake gradually becomes evident, and they are astonished to find themselves not only far apart, but even repelled, in some sort, at all their points of contact.
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    Success makes success, like money makes money.
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    The art of the parenthesis is one of the greatest secrets of eloquence in Society.
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    The most wasted day of all is that in which we have not laughed.
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    The most wasted of all days is that on which one has not laughed.
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    The person is always happy who is in the presence of something they cannot know in full. A person as advanced far in the study of morals who has mastered the difference between pride and vanity.
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    The person of intellect is lost unless they unite with energy of character. When we have the lantern of Diogenese we must also have his staff.
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    There are certain times when public opinion is the worst of all opinions.
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    There are well-dressed foolish ideas, just as there are will-dressed fools.
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    We leave unmolested those who set the fire to the house, and prosecute those who sound the alarm.
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    Whatever evil a man may think of women, there is no woman but thinks more.
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    When a man and a woman have an overwhelming passion for each other, it seems to me, in spite of such obstacles dividing them as parents or husband, that they belong to each other in the name of Nature, and are lovers by Divine right, in spite of human convention or the laws.
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    Whoever is not a misanthrope at forty can never have loved mankind.
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