Chamfort (April 06, 1741 - May 13, 1794)
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Pleasure may come from illusion, but happiness can come only of reality.
Passions make men live, knowledge merely makes them last
There are two things that one must get used to or one will find life unendurable: the damages of time and injustices of men.
All that I've learned, I've forgotten. The little I still know, I've guessed.
The contemplative life is often miserable. One must act more, think less, and not watch oneself live.
Move and the way will open
To have artists encouraging other artists, it works and it really helps. There is such a need for this. Trying to get down to the Art Museum, especially when you work a corporate job, [is] very hard.
Don't let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.