We must laugh before we are happy, for fear we die before we laugh at all.
Quote by Jean De La Fontaine
Jean De La Fontaine Quotes
Every flatterer lives at the expense of him who listens to him.
Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish
It is impossible to please all the world and one's father.
A hungry stomach cannot hear.
But the shortest works are always the best.
Never sell the bear's skin before one has killed the beast.
A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.
It is twice the pleasure to deceive the deceiver.
One returns to the place one came from.
We read on the foreheads of those who are surrounded by a foolish luxury, that...
Rather suffer than die is man's motto.
Sadness flies away on the wings of time.
Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life.
Dressed in the lion's skin, the ass spread terror far and wide.
People must help one another; it is nature's law.
One often has need of one, inferior to himself.
Help yourself, and Heaven will help you.
Every journalist owes tribute to the evil one.
The strongest passion is fear.
Better a living beggar than a buried emperor.