"Though men are apt to flatter and exalt themselves with their great achievements, yet these are, in truth, very often owing not so much to design as chance."
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Steve Jobs
"You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Walt Disney
"The artist in me cries out for design."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Robert Frost
"A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Antoine de Saint-Exupery
"Sometimes I can't figure designers out. It's as if they flunked human anatomy."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Erma Bombeck
"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."