Nicolas Chamfort Quote
Chamfort maxims: anecdotes, personalities, letters, historical writings, etc (1973 edition), p. 27
The Road Ahead (1995)
“A doctor gave a man six months to live. The man couldn't pay his bill, so he gave him another six months.”
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.