"The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Abraham Lincoln
"I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."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."