Jean de La Fontaine

1621 - 1695

A Quote by Jean De La Fontaine on passion, possible, impossible, and possibility

Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish.

Jean de La Fontaine (1621 - 1695)

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A Quote by Jean de La Fontaine on cats and gratitude

No favor can win gratitude from a cat.

Jean de La Fontaine (1621 - 1695)

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A Quote by Jean de La Fontaine on destiny

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A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.

Jean de La Fontaine (1621 - 1695)

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A Quote by Jean de La Fontaine on discretion

What is denominated discretion in man we call cunning in brutes.

Jean de La Fontaine (1621 - 1695)

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A Quote by Jean de La Fontaine on abuse, love, people, power, truth, and virtue

Any one entrusted with power will abuse it if not also animated with the love of truth and virtue, no matter whether he be a prince, or one of the people.

Jean de La Fontaine (1621 - 1695)

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A Quote by Jean de La Fontaine on work

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By the work one knows the workman.

Jean de La Fontaine (1621 - 1695)

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A Quote by Jean de La Fontaine on belief, desires, and fear

Everyone believes very easily whatever they fear or desire.

Jean de La Fontaine (1621 - 1695)

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A Quote by Jean de La Fontaine on danger, enemies, and friendship

Nothing is as dangerous as an ignorant friend; a wise enemy is to be preferred.

Jean de La Fontaine (1621 - 1695)

Source: 1668

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A Quote by Jean de La Fontaine on friendship and life

Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which strengthens with the setting sun of life.

Jean de La Fontaine (1621 - 1695)

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A Quote by Jean de La Fontaine on judgment and people

Beware, as long as you live, of judging people by appearances.

Jean de La Fontaine (1621 - 1695)

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