Nothing is more dangerous than a friend without discretion; even a prudent enemy is preferable.
Quote by Jean De La Fontaine
Jean De La Fontaine Quotes
It is twice the pleasure to deceive the deceiver.
Rather suffer than die is man's motto.
Sadness flies away on the wings of time.
Anyone entrusted with power will abuse it if not also animated with the love of...
People must help one another; it is nature's law.
Everyone has his faults which he continually repeats: neither fear nor shame can cure them.
There is no road of flowers leading to glory.
Let ignorance talk as it will, learning has its value
It is impossible to please all the world and one's father.
There is nothing useless to men of sense.
We must laugh before we are happy, for fear we die before we laugh at...
I bend and do not break.
A hungry stomach cannot hear.
The argument of the strongest is always the best.
Everyone believes very easily whatever they fear or desire.
A pessimist and an optimist, so much the worse; so much the better.
Neither wealth or greatness render us happy.
The fastidious are unfortunate; nothing satisfies them.
People who make no noise are dangerous.
Let ignorance talk as it will, learning has its value.