We read on the foreheads of those who are surrounded by a foolish luxury, that fortune sells what she is thought to give.
Quote by Jean De La Fontaine
Jean De La Fontaine Quotes
Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish
Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life.
One returns to the place one came from.
But the shortest works are always the best.
It is impossible to please all the world and one's father.
The strongest passion is fear.
It is a double pleasure to deceive the deceiver.
People who make no noise are dangerous.
Help thyself and Heaven will help thee.
There is no road of flowers leading to glory.
Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish.
It is twice the pleasure to deceive the deceiver.
By the work one knows the workman.
A hungry stomach cannot hear.
Everyone calls himself a friend, but only a fool relies on it; nothing is commoner...
The argument of the strongest is always the best.
A pessimist and an optimist, so much the worse; so much the better.
Anyone entrusted with power will abuse it if not also animated with the love of...
The power of the periodical press is second only to that of the people.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a...
Trust in the Lord with all your heart; and don't lean on your own understanding....