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- Old men delight in giving good advice as a consolation for the fact that they can no longer provide bad examples.
- François de La Rochefoucauld, Reflections; or Sentences and Moral Maxims (1665–1678), Maxim 93.
- The hours of folly are measur'd by the clock, but of wisdom no clock can measure.
- William Blake, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell (1790), Proverbs of Hell.
- Young men think old men are fools; but old men know young men are fools.
- George Chapman, All Fools (1605)
- Nos vertus ne sont, le plus souvent, que de vices déguisés.
- Our virtues are most frequently but vices in disguise.
- François de La Rochefoucauld, Reflections; or Sentences and oral Maxims (1665–1678)
- Where do you want to go today?
- Microsoft 90's slogan