"Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Dalai Lama
"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."