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It is commonly supposed that the art of pleasing is a wonderful aid in the pursuit of fortune; but the art of being bored is infinitely more successful.

 
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Nicolas Chamfort
Nicolas Chamfort
  • Born: April 6, 1741
  • Died: April 13, 1794
  • Nationality: French
  • Profession: Playwright, Writer

Sébastien-Roch Nicolas, also known as Chamfort, was a French writer, best known for his witty epigrams and aphorisms. He was secretary to Louis XVI's sister, and of the Jacobin club.

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