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Biography - Nicolas Chamfort:

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

The art of the parenthesis is one of the greatest secrets of eloquence in Society.




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Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
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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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Article V – The law has the right to forbid only actions harmful to society. Anything which is not forbidden by the law cannot be impeded, and no one can be constrained to do what it does not order.
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Article XV – The society has the right of requesting account from any public agent of its administration.
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Article XVI – Any society in which the guarantee of rights is not assured, nor the separation of powers determined, has no Constitution.
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Man arrives as a novice at each age of his 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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Give and take pleasure, without harming yourself or anyone else — that, I think, sums up morality.
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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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