In short, Luck's always to blame.
Quote by Jean De La Fontaine
Jean De La Fontaine Quotes
Everyone believes very easily whatever they fear or desire.
Beware, so long as you live, of judging men by their outward appearance.
Dressed in the lion's skin, the ass spread terror far and wide.
But the shortest works are always the best.
Every journalist owes tribute to the evil one.
There is no road of flowers leading to glory
To win a race, the swiftness of a dart availeth not without a timely start.
A hungry stomach cannot hear.
It is impossible to please all the world and one's father.
A pessimist and an optimist, so much the worse; so much the better.
We read on the foreheads of those who are surrounded by a foolish luxury, that...
Luck's always to blame.
Never sell the bear's skin before one has killed the beast.
Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life.
One returns to the place one came from.
Death never takes the wise man by surprise, he is always ready to go.
Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish.
Everyone has his faults which he continually repeats: neither fear nor shame can cure them.
Nothing is more dangerous than a friend without discretion; even a prudent enemy is preferable.
People who make no noise are dangerous.