Nicolas Chamfort

Nicolas Chamfort

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“The most wasted day of all is that on which we have not laughed.”
“He who leaves the game wins it.”
“Contemplation often makes life miserable. We should act more, think less, and stop watching ourselves live.”
“It is passion that makes man live; wisdom makes one only last.”
“Conscience is a dog that does not stop us from passing but that we cannot prevent from barking.”
“Where violence reigns, reason is weak.”
“Society is composed of two great classes those who have more dinners than appetite, and those who have more appetite than dinners.”
“Intelligent people make many mistakes because they cannot believe the world is really as foolish as it is.”
“There are more people who wish to be loved than there are who are willing to love. ”
“It is children only who enjoy the present; their elders either live on the memory of the past or the hope of the future.”
“Pleasure can be supported by an illusion; but happiness rests upon truth. ”
“Public opinion is the worst of all opinions.”

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