"Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to the praise that deceives them."
"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Experience is not what happens to you it's what you do with what happens to you."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Aldous Huxley
"For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Audrey Hepburn
"By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest Second, by imitation, which is easiest and third by experience, which is the bitterest."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Confucius
"If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Michael Jordan
"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."