Jean de La Fontaine Quotes
Most popular Jean de La Fontaine Quotes
Children are without pity.
A hungry stomach has no ears.
We heed no instincts but our own.
No path of flowers leads to glory.
By the work one knows the workman.
Men know the universe, and know not themselves.
Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.
Patience and time do more than strength or passion.
Fond youth flatters itself that all must heed its prayer.
Beware, as long as you live, of judging people by appearances.
A person often meets his destiny on a road he took to avoid it.
A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.
Nothing is so dangerous as an ignorant friend; a wise enemy is worth much more.
Men entrusted with power will abuse it if not also animated with the love of truth and virtue, no matter whether they be kings, queens, or of the people.