Nicolas Chamfort Quotes (126 quotes)
As quoted in: Memorable Quotations: French Writers of the Past, Carol A. Dingle, iUniverse, 2000 - ISBN: 9780595153701
“Society is composed of two great classes those who have more dinners than appetite, and those who have more appetite than dinners.”
The Cynic's Breviary: Maxims and Anecdotes from Nicolas de Chamfort (1902 edition), p. 45
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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.