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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

Quote

It is commonly supposed that the art of pleasing is a wonderful aid in the pursuit of fortune but the art of being bored is infinitely more successful.
Nicolas Chamfort




Translation  

Translation

(French)


French
On croit communément que l'art de plaire est un grand moyen de faire fortune : savoir s'ennuyer est un art qui réussit bien davantage.”
Nicolas Chamfort




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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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One cannot imagine how much wit is necessary in order never to seem ridiculous.”
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The mind is often at the heart that what the library of a castle is to the master's person.”
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