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Jean De La Fontaine
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Tis thus we heed no instincts but our own, Believe no evil, till the evil's done. [Fr., Nous n'ecoutons d'instincts que ceux qui sont les notres. Et ne croyons le mal que quand il est venu.] Jean De La Fontaine
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Let us not overstrain our talents, lest we do nothing gracefully: a clown, whatever he may do, will never pass for a gentleman. [Fr., Ne forcons point notre talent; Nous ne ferions rien avec grace: Jamais un lourdaud, quoi qu'il fasse, Ne saurit passer pour galant.] Jean De La Fontaine
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One returns to the place one came from. Jean De La Fontaine
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In short, Luck's always to blame. Jean De La Fontaine
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The more wary you are of danger, the more likely you are to meet it. Jean De La Fontaine
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Patience and time do more than strength or passion. Jean De La Fontaine
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There is no road of flowers leading to glory. Jean De La Fontaine
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Let us not overstrain our talents, lest we do nothing gracefully: a clown, whatever he may do, will never pass for a gentleman. Jean De La Fontaine
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Every editor of newspapers pays tribute to the devil. Jean De La Fontaine
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He knows the universe and does not know himself. Jean De La Fontaine
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Even if misfortune is only good for bringing a fool to his senses, it would still be just to deem it good for something. Jean De La Fontaine
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The worst time is always the present. Jean De La Fontaine
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We read on the foreheads of those who are surrounded by a foolish luxury, that fortune sells what she is thought to give. Jean De La Fontaine
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Better to suffer than to die. Jean De La Fontaine
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Half of today is better than all of tomorrow. Jean De La Fontaine
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Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer. Jean De La Fontaine
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Beware, so long as you live, of judging men by their outward appearance. Jean De La Fontaine
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Neither wealth or greatness render us happy. Jean De La Fontaine
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Nothing is more dangerous than a friend without discretion; even a prudent enemy is preferable. Jean De La Fontaine
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How wealthy the gods would be if we remembered the promises we made when we were in danger. Jean De La Fontaine
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Cats know not how to pardon. Jean De La Fontaine
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Those most like the dead are those most loath to die. Jean De La Fontaine
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A hungry stomach has no ears. Jean De La Fontaine
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Patience and passage of time do more than strength and fury. Jean De La Fontaine
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On the wings of Time grief flies away. Jean De La Fontaine
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They are too green, he said, and only good for fools. Jean De La Fontaine
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Socrates, when informed of some derogating speeches one had used concerning him behind his back, made only this facetious reply, "Let him beat me too when I am absent. Jean De La Fontaine
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Love cries victory when the tears of a woman become the sole defence of her virtue. Jean De La Fontaine
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Nothing is so dangerous as an ignorant friend; A wise enemy is worth more. Jean De La Fontaine
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There is nothing useless to men of sense: clever people turn everything to account. Jean De La Fontaine
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We heed no instincts but our own. Jean De La Fontaine
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We love good looks rather than what is practical, Though good looks may prove destructive. Jean De La Fontaine
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Man is ice to truth and fire to falsehood. Jean De La Fontaine
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No path of flowers leads to glory. Jean De La Fontaine
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Le mensonge et les vers de tout temps sont amis. Lies and literature have always been friends. Jean De La Fontaine
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He knoweth the universe, and himself he knoweth not. Jean De La Fontaine
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The strongest passion is fear. Jean De La Fontaine
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Help yourself, and Heaven will help you. Jean De La Fontaine
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I bend and do not break. Jean De La Fontaine
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Dressed in the lion's skin, the ass spread terror far and wide. Jean De La Fontaine
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It is twice the pleasure to deceive the deceiver. Jean De La Fontaine
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We read on the forehead of those who are surrounded by a foolish luxury, that Fortune sells what she is thought to give. Jean De La Fontaine
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One should stick to the sort of thing for which one was made; I tried to be an herbalist, Whereas I should keep to the butcher's trade. Jean De La Fontaine
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To win a race, the swiftness of a dart availeth not without a timely start. Jean De La Fontaine
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If every man works at that for which nature fitted him, the cows will be well tended. Jean De La Fontaine
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Le geai pare des plumes du paon. A bluejay in peacock feathers. Jean De La Fontaine
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Such gluttony second to none Almost ended fatally When a bone choked a wolf as he gulped what he ate Jean De La Fontaine
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La raison du plus fort est toujours la meilleure. The reason of the strongest is always the best. Jean De La Fontaine
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We are never content with our lot. Jean De La Fontaine
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I bend, but I do not break. Jean De La Fontaine
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Neither blows from pitchfork, nor from the lash, can make him change his ways. [Fr., Coups de fourches ni d'etriveres, Ne lui font changer de manieres.] Jean De La Fontaine
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Nothing is so dangerous as an ignorant friend; a wise enemy is worth more. [Fr., Rien n'est si dangereux qu'un ignorant ami; Mieux vaudrait un sage ennemi.] Jean De La Fontaine
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The sign brings customers. Jean De La Fontaine
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The good, we do it; the evil, that is fortune; man is always right, and destiny always wrong. Jean De La Fontaine
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The ruins of a house may be repaired; why cannot those of the face? Jean De La Fontaine
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Never sell the bear's skin before one has killed the beast. Jean De La Fontaine
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Rather suffer than die is man's motto. Jean De La Fontaine
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Sadness flies away on the wings of time. Jean De La Fontaine
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People who make no noise are dangerous. Jean De La Fontaine
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Everyone has his faults which he continually repeats: neither fear nor shame can cure them. Jean De La Fontaine
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It is a double pleasure to deceive the deceiver. Jean De La Fontaine
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Every journalist owes tribute to the evil one. Jean De La Fontaine
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Every flatterer lives at the expense of him who listens to him. Jean De La Fontaine
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Anyone 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
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Be advised that all flatterers live at the expense of those who listen to them. Jean De La Fontaine
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You were singing? I'm very glad, very well, start dancing now. Jean De La Fontaine
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Beware, as long as you live, of judging people by appearances. Jean De La Fontaine
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We ought never to scoff at the wretched, for who can be sure of continued happiness? Jean De La Fontaine
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To win a race, the swiftness of a dart Availeth not without a timely start Jean De La Fontaine
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But every one has a besetting sin to which he returns. Jean De La Fontaine
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