Nicolas Chamfort Quotes (126 quotes)
“We justly consider women to be weaker than ourselves, and yet we are governed by them.”
As quoted in: "Edge-tools of speech" (1899) by Maturin Murray Ballou, p. 538
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsNicolas Chamfort
Born: April 6, 1741
Died: April 13, 1794 (aged 53)
Occupation: Writer, playwright
Bio: Sébastien-Roch Nicolas also known as Chamfort was a French writer, best known for his witty epigrams and aphorisms. He was secretary of Louis XVI's sister, and of the Jacobin club.