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Jean de La Fontaine

Quote of Jean de La Fontaine - Sadness flies away on the wings...


Biography - Jean de La Fontaine:

French poet.
Born: 1621 - Died: 1695
Period:
17th century
Place of birth: France
France
Source: Fables

Quote

Sadness flies away on the wings of time.
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables



Note  

Note



Fables - The Young Widow (La Jeune Veuve)




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Sur les ailes du Temps, la tristesse s'envole.”
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables

German
Mit den Flügeln der Zeit fliegt die Traurigkeit davon.”
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables




See also  

See also...



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Time is a great master; it regulates things well.”
Pierre Corneille - Sertorius

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Happy is he who can forget what cannot be anymore changed.”
Johann Strauss II

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Time softens everything.”
Voltaire




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Quotes about time:



Quotes for: time

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In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.”
Francis Bacon
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Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.”
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères
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What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is. If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not know.”
Augustine of Hippo - Confessions
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It takes a long time to become young.”
Pablo Picasso
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Patience and time do more than strength or passion.”
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables
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Quotes for: wings:



Quotes for: wings

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If you were born without wings, do nothing to prevent them from growing.”
Gabrielle Chasnel, dîte Coco Chanel
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I believe that if one always looked at the skies, one would end up with wings.”
Gustave Flaubert
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Man, too, has wings, he has imagination.”
Soren Kierkegaard
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Love and desire are the spirit's wings to great deeds.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.”
Salvador Dalí
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Fear: Gives one wings.”
Gustave Flaubert - Dictionary of Received Ideas
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Jean de La Fontaine also said...


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Love, love, all the rest is nothing.”
Jean de La Fontaine - Les amours de Psyché et de Cupidon
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In every undertaking we must keep the outcome in mind.”
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables
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A wise and prudent king knows how to make use of even the least of his subjects.”
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables
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Ingratitude is the mother of all vice.”
Jean de La Fontaine - Tales and Novellas in Verse
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Beware, as long as you live, of judging people by appearances.”
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables
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Patience and time do more than strength or passion.”
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables
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