Pierre Charron

Pierre
Charron
1541
1603

French Catholic Priest and Philosopher

Author Quotes

Mutability is the a badge of infirmity. It is seldom that a man continues to wish and design the same thing two days alike.

Pleasure and pain, though directly opposite, are yet so contrived by nature as to be constant companions; and it is a fact that the same motions and muscles of the face are employed both in laughing and crying.

The true science and study of man is man.

Whatever difference there may appear to be in men’s fortunes, there is still a certain compensation of good and ill in all, that makes them equal.

Wounds and hardships provoke our courage, and when our fortunes are at the lowest, our wits and minds are commonly at best.

We ought not to judge of men's merits by their qualifications, but by the use they make of them.

Author Picture
First Name
Pierre
Last Name
Charron
Birth Date
1541
Death Date
1603
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French Catholic Priest and Philosopher