Nicolas Chamfort Quotes

Some things are easier to legalize than to make legitimate.




Sebastian Roch Nicolas de Chamfort, 1741-1794, French Writer & Jacobin, 1706

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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.