"Neither the sun nor death can be looked at with a steady eye."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Helen Keller
"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."