Sebastien Roch Nicolas Chamfort

1741 - 1794

A Quote by Sébastien Roch Nicolas Chamfort on brothers

Be my brother or I will kill you.

Sebastien Roch Nicolas Chamfort (1741 - 1794)

Source: Carlyle, French Revolution, 1837, vol. II.

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A Quote by Sébastien Roch Nicolas Chamfort on chance and providence

Chance is a nickname for Providence.

Sebastien Roch Nicolas Chamfort (1741 - 1794)

Source: Maximes

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A Quote by Sébastien Roch Nicolas Chamfort on day and laughter

Of all days, the day on which one has not laughed is the one most surely wasted.

Sebastien Roch Nicolas Chamfort (1741 - 1794)

Source: Maximes

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A Quote by Sébastien Roch Nicolas Chamfort on laughter

The most wasted of all days is that in which we have not laughed.

Sebastien Roch Nicolas Chamfort (1741 - 1794)

Source: Maximes

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A Quote by Sébastien Roch Nicolas Chamfort on heart, suicide, and world

Suicide note. And so I leave this world, where the heart must either break or turn to lead.

Sebastien Roch Nicolas Chamfort (1741 - 1794)

Source: Maximes

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A Quote by Sébastien Roch Nicolas Chamfort on failure and energy

A man of intellect without energy added to it is a failure.

Sebastien Roch Nicolas Chamfort (1741 - 1794)

Source: Maximes

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A Quote by Sébastien Roch Nicolas Chamfort on life

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Man reaches each stage of his life as a novice.

Sebastien Roch Nicolas Chamfort (1741 - 1794)

Source: Maximes

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A Quote by Sébastien Roch Nicolas Chamfort on love and society

Love, such as in society, is only the exchange of two fantasies, and the contact of two bodies.

Sebastien Roch Nicolas Chamfort (1741 - 1794)

Source: Maximes

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A Quote by Sébastien Roch Nicolas Chamfort on chess, heart, kindness, and people

People are governed with the head; kindness of heart is little use in chess.

Sebastien Roch Nicolas Chamfort (1741 - 1794)

Source: Maximes

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A Quote by Sébastien Roch Nicolas Chamfort on god

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The only thing that stops God from sending another flood is that the first one was useless.

Sebastien Roch Nicolas Chamfort (1741 - 1794)

Source: Maximes

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