"Though men are apt to flatter and exalt themselves with their great achievements, yet these are, in truth, very often owing not so much to design as chance."
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Winston Churchill
"It is with an old love as it is with old age a man lives to all the miseries, but is dead to all the pleasures."
"Old age is a tyrant, who forbids, under pain of death, the pleasures of youth."
"The defects of the mind, like those of the face, grow worse with age."
"It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone."
"Though nature be ever so generous, yet can she not make a hero alone. Fortune must contribute her part too and till both concur, the work cannot be perfected."
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