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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

Nature never said to me: Do not be poor; still less did she say: Be rich; her cry to me was always: Be independent.



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French
La nature ne m'a point dit : Ne sois point pauvre ; encore moins : sois riche ; mais elle me crie : sois indépendant.

German
Die Natur hat mir nicht gesagt: Sei nicht arm! Noch weniger: Sei reich! Aber sie ruft mir zu: Sei unabhängig!




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Quotes for: poverty


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Quotes about poverty:


Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice.
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As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness.
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Abundance makes me poor.
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You are going to let the fear of poverty govern you life and your reward will be that you will eat, but you will not live.
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Man arrives a novice at every age of life.
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Happiness is not easily won; it is hard to find it in ourselves and impossible to find it elsewhere.
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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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Whoever has destroyed a prejudice, a single prejudice, is a benefactor of mankind.
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A man of wit is lost, if to his wit he does not join energy of character. If you have the lantern of Diogenes, you must also have his cudgel.
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