"Jealousy is bred in doubts. When those doubts change into certainties, then the passion either ceases or turns absolute madness."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Maya Angelou
"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Reinhold Niebuhr
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."