"Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Nicolas Chamfort on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Nicolas Chamfort on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Nicolas Chamfort on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Nicolas Chamfort on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Nicolas Chamfort on Robert Frost
"It is commonly supposed that the art of pleasing is a wonderful aid in the pursuit of fortune but the art of being bored is infinitely more successful."
"The art of the parenthesis is one of the greatest secrets of eloquence in Society."
"Most of those who make collections of verse or epigram are like men eating cherries or oysters: they choose out the best at first, and end by eating all."
"Change of fashion is the tax levied by the industry of the poor on the vanity of the rich."
"Living is a sickness to which sleep provides relief every sixteen hours. It's a palliative. The remedy is death."