Nicolas Chamfort

Nicolas Chamfort

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

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