Sébastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort quotes - 10 of
Whatever evil a man may think of women, there is no woman but thinks more.
The best philosophical attitude to adopt towards the world is a union of the sarcasm of gaiety with the indulgence of contempt.
Of all days, the day on which one has not laughed is the one most surely wasted.
Most benefactors are like unskillful generals who take the city and leave the citadel intact.
Society is composed of two great classes--those who have more dinners than appetite, and those who have more appetite than dinners
There are certain times when public opinion is the worst of all opinions.
Most of those who make collections of verse or epigram are like men eating cherries or oysters: they choose out the best at first,
Sometimes apparent resemblances of character will bring two men together and for a certain time unite them. But their mistake grad
Philosophy, like medicine, has plenty of drugs, few good remedies, and hardly any specific cures.
It must be admitted that there are some parts of the soul which we must entirely paralyse before we can live happily in this world
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