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Biography - Nicolas Chamfort:

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

The mind is often at the heart that what the library of a castle is to the master's person.



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Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
L'esprit n'est souvent au cœur que ce que la bibliothèque d'un château est à la personne du maître.

German
Zwischen Geist und Herz besteht oft dasselbe Verhältnis wie zwischen Schloßbibliothek und Schloßherr.




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A home without books is a body without soul.




Quotes for: heart


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Hope stole into my heart against my will.





It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.





The heart has its reasons, of which reason knows nothing.





Great thoughts come from the heart.





Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.





With most people the heart grows old with the body.











Quotes for: mind


Quotes

Quotes about mind:


Hide your life and spread your spirit.





A healthy mind in a healthy body.





The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.





When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.





It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.





My spirit yearns for action, my breath for freedom.











Quotes for: library


Quotes

Quotes about library:


If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.





I was allowed free run of the library and I stormed human wisdom.





I was brought up by a library.





As the biggest library if it is in disorder is not as useful as a small but well-arranged one, so you may accumulate a vast amount of knowledge but it will be of far less value than a much smaller amount if you have not thought it over for yourself.





Your library is your paradise.





My library was dukedom large enough.







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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.





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





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





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





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












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