"Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Jean de la Bruyere on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Jean de la Bruyere on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Jean de la Bruyere on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Jean de la Bruyere on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Jean de la Bruyere on William Shakespeare
"They that have lived a single day have lived an age."
"All men's misfortunes spring from their hatred of being alone."
"All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone."
"We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together."
"At the beginning and at the end of love, the two lovers are embarrassed to find themselves alone."