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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

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Love is more pleasant than marriage for the same reason that novels are more amusing than history.
Nicolas Chamfort




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Quotes about love:



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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.”
Blanche Pierson
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Intelligence has value only in the service of love.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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Love, and do what you will.”
Augustine of Hippo - Homilies on the First Epistle of John
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Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.”
Augustine of Hippo
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Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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Where there is love there is life.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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Quotes for: History

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Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.”
Aristotle
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Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history.”
George Bernard Shaw
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What experience and history teach is this — that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it.”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel - Lectures on the Philosophy of History
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Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world's original sin. If the caveman had known how to laugh, History would have been different.”
Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray
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What is history? An echo of the past in the future a reflex from the future on the past.”
Victor Hugo
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If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.”
George Bernard Shaw
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Man arrives a novice at every age of life.”
Nicolas Chamfort - 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
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The most completely lost of all days is that on which one has not laughed.”
Nicolas Chamfort - Maximes et pensées
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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.”
Nicolas Chamfort
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Whoever has destroyed a prejudice, a single prejudice, is a benefactor of mankind.”
Nicolas Chamfort
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Esteem is worth more than celebrity, respect is worth more than renown, and honor is worth more than fame.”
Nicolas Chamfort - Maximes et pensées
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