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
Everyone calls himself a friend, but only a fool relies on it; nothing is commoner...
We like to see others, but don't like others to see through us.
Neither wealth or greatness render us happy.
All power is a compound of time and patience
Nothing is as dangerous as an ignorant friend; a wise enemy is to be preferred.
Better a living beggar than a buried emperor.
Nothing is more dangerous than a friend without discretion; even a prudent enemy is preferable.
We read on the foreheads of those who are surrounded by a foolish luxury, that...
The strongest passion is fear.
We believe no evil till the evil's done
There is nothing useless to men of sense.
Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish.
Anyone entrusted with power will abuse it if not also animated with the love of...
In short, Luck's always to blame.
People who make no noise are dangerous.
By the work one knows the workman.
But the shortest works are always the best.
People must help one another; it is nature's law.
Property is unstable, and youth perishes in a moment. Life itself is held in the...
Alcohol may be man's worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy.
The higher nature in man always seeks for something which transcends itself and yet is...