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Jean de La Fontaine Quotes



Quotes by Jean de La Fontaine - (20 quotes)

Jean de La Fontaine - From the Advice category:

Be advised that all flatterers live at the expense of those who listen to them. (Jean de La Fontaine)

Jean de La Fontaine - From the Belief category:

Everyone believes very easily whatever they fear or desire. (Jean de La Fontaine)

Jean de La Fontaine - From the Complaining category:

Luck's always to blame. (Jean de La Fontaine)

Jean de La Fontaine - From the Danger category:

Nothing is more dangerous than a friend without discretion; even a prudent enemy is preferable. (Jean de La Fontaine)

Jean de La Fontaine - From the Danger category:

People who make no noise are dangerous. (Jean de La Fontaine)

Jean de La Fontaine - From the Deception category:

It is a double pleasure to deceive the deceiver. (Jean de La Fontaine)

Jean de La Fontaine - From the Destiny category:

A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it. (Jean de La Fontaine)

Jean de La Fontaine - From the Friendship category:

Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer. (Jean de La Fontaine)

Jean de La Fontaine - From the Friendship category:

Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life. (Jean de La Fontaine)

Jean de La Fontaine - From the Humour category:

We must laugh before we are happy, for fear we die before we laugh at all. (Jean de La Fontaine)

Jean de La Fontaine - From the Impossibilities category:

Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish. (Jean de La Fontaine)

Jean de La Fontaine - From the Impossibilities category:

It is impossible to please all the world and one's father. (Jean de La Fontaine)

Jean de La Fontaine - From the Journey category:

There is no road of flowers leading to glory. (Jean de La Fontaine)

Jean de La Fontaine - From the Optimism category:

A pessimist and an optimist, so much the worse; so much the better. (Jean de La Fontaine)

Jean de La Fontaine - From the Patience category:

Patience and time do more than strength or passion. (Jean de La Fontaine)

Jean de La Fontaine - From the Sadness category:

Sadness flies away on the wings of time. (Jean de La Fontaine)

Jean de La Fontaine - From the Satisfaction category:

The fastidious are unfortunate; nothing satisfies them. (Jean de La Fontaine)

Jean de La Fontaine - From the Standards category:

Beware, so long as you live, of judging men by their outward appearance. (Jean de La Fontaine)

Jean de La Fontaine - From the Strength category:

I bend and do not break. (Jean de La Fontaine)

Jean de La Fontaine - From the Work category:

By the work one knows the workman. (Jean de La Fontaine)