"Perfect courage is to do without witnesses what one would be capable of doing with the world looking on."
"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Steve Jobs
"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'"Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Nelson Mandela
"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Winston Churchill
"There are no easy answers' but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Ronald Reagan
"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."