"I expect to pass though this world but once.
- Stephen Grellet
"He who rejects change is the architect of decay.
The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery."
who would be constant in happiness or wisdom."
"The man who never alters his opinion is like standing water,
Étienne de Grellet du Mabillier fled France at the time of the Revolution, making his way to the young United States in 1795. Like generations of immigrants after, he Americanized his name, becoming Stephen Grellet.