There is nothing useless to men of sense.
Quote by Jean De La Fontaine
Jean De La Fontaine Quotes
It is twice the pleasure to deceive the deceiver.
People who make no noise are dangerous.
Be advised that all flatterers live at the expense of those who listen to them.
Death never takes the wise man by surprise, he is always ready to go.
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.
Luck's always to blame.
Everyone believes very easily whatever they fear or desire.
Let ignorance talk as it will, learning has its value
I bend and do not break.
We read on the foreheads of those who are surrounded by a foolish luxury, that...
Patience and time do more than strength or passion.
Every flatterer lives at the expense of him who listens to him.
Everyone has his faults which he continually repeats: neither fear nor shame can cure them.
Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.
We like to see others, but don't like others to see through us.
The argument of the strongest is always the best.
The strongest passion is fear.
Nothing is more dangerous than a friend without discretion; even a prudent enemy is preferable.