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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

Sadness flies away on the wings of time.



Note 

Note



Fables - The Young Widow (La Jeune Veuve)


Source: Fables



Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Sur les ailes du Temps, la tristesse s'envole.

German
Mit den Flügeln der Zeit fliegt die Traurigkeit davon.




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Time is a great master; it regulates things well.

Happy is he who can forget what cannot be anymore changed.

Time softens everything.




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Quotes about time:


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.
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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
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It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.
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Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.
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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.
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It takes a long time to become young.
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Quotes for: wings


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Quotes for: wings


If you were born without wings, do nothing to prevent them from growing.
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I believe that if one always looked at the skies, one would end up with wings.
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Man, too, has wings, he has imagination.
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Love and desire are the spirit's wings to great deeds.
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Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.
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Fear: Gives one wings.
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Love, love, all the rest is nothing.
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In every undertaking we must keep the outcome in mind.
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Ingratitude is the mother of all vice.
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Beware, as long as you live, of judging people by appearances.
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Patience and time do more than strength or passion.
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A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.
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