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Nicolas Chamfort

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Biography - Nicolas Chamfort:

French writer.
Born: 1740 - Died: 1794
Period:
18th century
Place of birth: France
France
Source: Maximes et pensées

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Happiness is not easily won; it is hard to find it in ourselves and impossible to find it elsewhere.
Nicolas Chamfort - Maximes et pensées




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Le bonheur n'est pas chose aisée, il est très difficile de le trouver en nous, et impossible de le trouver ailleurs.”
Nicolas Chamfort - Maximes et pensées

German
Das Glück ist keine leichte Sache: es ist sehr schwer, es in uns selbst, und unmöglich, es anderswo zu finden.”
Nicolas Chamfort - Maximes et pensées




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I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.”
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Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.”
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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.”
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Create all the happiness you are able to create: remove all the misery you are able to remove.”
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.”
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We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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Man arrives a novice at every age of life.”
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The most completely lost of all days is that on which one has not laughed.”
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Society is composed of two great classes those who have more dinners than appetite, and those who have more appetite than dinners.”
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Esteem is worth more than celebrity, respect is worth more than renown, and honor is worth more than fame.”
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One cannot imagine how much wit is necessary in order never to seem ridiculous.”
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There are well-dressed foolish ideas just as there are well-dressed fools.”
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