"The defects of the mind, like those of the face, grow worse with age."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Robert Frost
"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."
"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."
"Being a blockhead is sometimes the best security against being cheated by a man of wit."