Historical Quotes By Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes from the famous, and the not so famous throughout history. The following were made by
Francois De La Rochefoucauld.
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Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his judgment.
A wise man can see more from the bottom of a well than a fool can from a mountain top.
On October 1874 Joseph Glidden received a patent for barbed wire. There were many lawsuits over the patent, and Glidden won every one of them. Eventually more than two thousand variations of barbed wire were developed.