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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 ... Nicolas Chamfort quotes

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.
Nicolas Chamfort

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Other quotes by Nicolas Chamfort

There is a melancholy that stems from greatness.

If it were not for the government, we should have nothing to laugh at in France.

The most wasted day of all is that on which we have not laughed.

One must not hope to be more than one can be.

Celebrity is the advantage of being known to people who we don't know, and who don't know us.

About Nicolas Chamfort

Profession: Writer
Nationality: French
Born: April 6, 1741
Died: April 6, 1741

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