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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

The most completely lost of all days is that on which one has not laughed.



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The most completely lost of all days is that on which one has not laughed.



Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
La plus perdue de toutes les journées est celle où l’on n’a pas ri.

German
Der verlorenste aller Tage ist der, an dem man nicht gelacht hat.




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See also...



A day without laughter is a day wasted.




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Seize the day.





The sun is new each day.





The best way to begin each day well is to think upon awakening whether we could not give at least one person pleasure on this day.





You cannot hold the day back, but you can avoid wasting it.
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As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.





Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life.











Quotes for: laughter


Quotes

Quotes for: laughter


We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.





It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.





The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.





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.





To laugh is proper to man.





Earth laughs in flowers.











Quotes

Nicolas Chamfort also said...


Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.





Happiness is not easily won; it is hard to find it in ourselves and impossible to find it elsewhere.





Give and take pleasure, without harming yourself or anyone else — that, I think, sums up morality.





Whoever has destroyed a prejudice, a single prejudice, is a benefactor of mankind.





Society is composed of two great classes those who have more dinners than appetite, and those who have more appetite than dinners.





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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