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 Chamfort - “A man is not necessarily intelligent because he has plenty of ideas any more than he is a good general because he has plenty of soldiers”
 Nicolas Chamfort - “Secrecy is best taught by starting with ourselves.”
 Nicolas Chamfort - “Success produces success, just as money produces money.”
 Nicolas Chamfort - “We leave unmolested those who set the fire to the house, and prosecute those who sound the alarm.”
 Chamfort - “A person of intellect without energy added to it, is a failure.”
 Nicolas de Chamfort - “All passions exaggerate and they are passions only because they do exaggerate.”
 Nicolas de Chamfort - “There are well-dressed foolish ideas just as there are well-dressed fools.”
 Nicolas de Chamfort - “The most wasted day is that in which we have not laughed.”
 Nicolas de Chamfort - “There are more people who wish to be loved than there are who are willing to love.”
 Nicolas Chamfort - “The most wasted day of all is that on which we have not laughed.”
 Nicolas de Chamfort - “Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.”
 Nicolas Chamfort - “There is a melancholy that stems from greatness.”
 Nicolas Chamfort - “The art of the parenthesis is one of the greatest secrets of eloquence in Society.”
 de Chamfort - “One must not hope to be more than one can be.”
 Nicolas Chamfort - “Some things are easier to legalize than to legitimate.”
 Chamfort - “Paris, a city of gaieties and pleasures, where four-fifths of the inhabitants die of grief. About Paris”
 de Chamfort - “There are two things that one must get used to or one will find life unendurable the damages of time and injustices of men.”
 Chamfort - “If a woman were about to proceed to her execution, she would demand a little time to perfect her toilet”
 Nicolas Chamfort - “Most books today seemed to have been written overnight from books read the day before.”
 Chamfort - “Most books today seem to have been written overnight from books read that day”
 Chamfort - “I would say of metaphysicians what Scaliger said of the Basques they are said to understand each other, but I do not believe it”
 Chamfort - “I would say of metaphysicians what Scaliger said of the Basques they are said to understand each other, but I do not believe it”
 Chamfort - “The person is always happy who is in the presence of something they cannot know in full. A person as advanced far in the study of morals who has mastered the difference between pride and vanity.”
 Chamfort - “Change in fashion is the tax which the industry of the poor levies on the vanity of the rich”
 Nicolas de Chamfort - “Man may aspire to virtue, but he cannot reasonably aspire to truth.”

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