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 :: 1741-1794, French Writer, Journalist, Playwright

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Philosophy, like medicine, has plenty of drugs, few good remedies, and hardly any specific cures.
~ Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort - [Philosophers and Philosophy]

 

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Pleasure can be supported by an illusion; but happiness rests upon truth.
~ Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort - [Illusion]

 

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Pleasure may come from illusion, but happiness can come only of reality.
~ Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort - [Pleasure]

 

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Preoccupation with money is the great test of small natures, but only a small test of great ones.
~ Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort - [Money]

 

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Real worth requires no interpreter: its everyday deeds form its emblem.
~ Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort - [Deeds and Good Deeds]

 

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Scandal is an importunate wasp, against which we must make no movement unless we are quite sure that we can kill it; otherwise it will return to the attack more furious than ever.
~ Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort - [Scandal]

 

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Secrecy is best taught by starting with ourselves.
~ Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort - [Secrets]

 

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Society is composed of two great classes, those that have more dinners than appetite, and those who have more appetite than dinners.
~ Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort - [Society]

 

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Society is divided into two classes, the shearers and the shorn.
~ Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort - [Society]

 

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Some things are easier to legalize than to legitimate.
~ Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort - [Law and Lawyers]

 

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Sometimes apparent resemblance of character will bring two men together and for a certain time unite them. But their mistake gradually becomes evident, and they are astonished to find themselves not only far apart, but even repelled, in some sort, at all their points of contact.
~ Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort - [Compatibility]

 

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Success makes success, like money makes money.
~ Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort - [Success]

 

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The art of the parenthesis is one of the greatest secrets of eloquence in Society.
~ Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort - [Tact and Tactfulness]

 

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The most wasted of all days is that on which one has not laughed.
~ Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort - [Laughter]

 

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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.
~ Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort - [Morality]

 

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The person of intellect is lost unless they unite with energy of character. When we have the lantern of Diogenese we must also have his staff.
~ Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort - [Action]

 

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There are certain times when public opinion is the worst of all opinions.
~ Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort - [Public Opinion]

 

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There are well-dressed foolish ideas, just as there are will-dressed fools.
~ Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort - [Ideas]

 

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We leave unmolested those who set the fire to the house, and prosecute those who sound the alarm.
~ Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort - [Justice]

 

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Whatever evil a man may think of women, there is no woman but thinks more.
~ Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort - [Men and Women]

 

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