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Sebastien Chamfort Quotes





A woman is like your shadow; follow her, she flies; fly from her, she follows.
[Women]
 

Do not suppose opportunity will knock twice at your door.
[Opportunity]
 

If a woman were about to proceed to her execution, she would demand a little time to perfect her toilet.
 

Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.
[Life]
 

Society is composed of two great classes: those who have more dinners than appetite, and those who have more appetite than dinners.
 

The public! the public! How many fools does it take to make up a public?
[Public]