Jean de La Fontaine

1621 - 1695

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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