"The generality of virtuous women are like hidden treasures, they are safe only because nobody has sought after them."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on John Lennon
"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."