The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune. La Rochefoucauld, Réflexions ou sentences et maximes morales, (1665, 1678), 61st maxim. By: Redactor F. A. Hayek F. A. Hayek Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website 9 − 2 = Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.