"Man has but three events in his life: to be born, to live, and to die. He is not conscious of his birth, he suffers at his death and he forgets to live."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Jean de la Bruyere on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."Jean de la Bruyere on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."Jean de la Bruyere on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Jean de la Bruyere on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."Jean de la Bruyere on Helen Keller
"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."