One often has need of one, inferior to himself.
Quote by Jean De La Fontaine
Jean De La Fontaine Quotes
There is nothing useless to men of sense.
In short, Luck's always to blame.
Help thyself and Heaven will help thee.
A hungry stomach cannot hear.
Everyone believes very easily whatever they fear or desire.
It is impossible to please all the world and one's father.
Better a living beggar than a buried emperor.
The fastidious are unfortunate; nothing satisfies them.
Anyone entrusted with power will abuse it if not also animated with the love of...
But the shortest works are always the best.
Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.
Dressed in the lion's skin, the ass spread terror far and wide.
All power is a compound of time and patience
Every journalist owes tribute to the evil one.
Rather suffer than die is man's motto.
Everyone has his faults which he continually repeats: neither fear nor shame can cure them.
Let ignorance talk as it will, learning has its value
The only thing more expensive than education is ignorance.
Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an...
By ignorance we mistake, and by mistakes we learn