"When we disclaim praise, it is only showing our desire to be praised a second time."
"Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Roger Babson
"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Abraham Lincoln
"Lost time is never found again."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Benjamin Franklin
"Patience and time do more than strength or passion."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on Jean de La Fontaine
"The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is."Francois de La Rochefoucauld on C. S. Lewis
"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."