More From Francois de La Rochefoucauld
- "Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to the praise that deceives them."
- "Old men are fond of giving good advice to console themselves for their inability to give bad examples."
- "Great souls are not those who have fewer passions and more virtues than others, but only those who have greater designs."
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- "But the dollars spent on economic incentives and new investment strategies are wasted unless we seriously address the two most important economic issues in Kansas: education and health care."― Kathleen Sebelius
- "My job has always been to hold a mirror up to nature."― Tom Hanks
- "I just think it is important that you realize , that you’re the best in the world. Whether you are a Democrat or Republican or whether you’re libertarian or whatever, you are the best. And we should not ever forget that. And when somebody does not do the job, we got to let them go."― Clint Eastwood