Days [ ) A day without laughter | Nicolas Chamfort, 1741-1794


Alfred Eisenstaedt, Drum Major at the University of Michigan, 1950

“The most wasted day of all is that in which we have not laughed.”

Nicolas Chamfort 

Sébastien-Roch Nicolas, also known as Chamfort (1741 – 1794), was a French writer, best known
 for his witty epigrams and aphorisms. He was secretary to Louis XVI’s sister, and of the Jacobin club.

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