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Jean de La Fontaine

Quote of Jean de La Fontaine - People must help one another it...


Biography - Jean de La Fontaine:

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

People must help one another it is nature's law.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Il se faut entraider, c'est la loi de nature.

German
Man muß einander helfen, fordert die Natur.




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Quotes for: nature


Quotes

Quotes about nature:


Painters understand nature and love her and teach us to see.





Truly, art is embedded in nature; he who can extract it, has it.





Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.





Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.





Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.





Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye... it also includes the inner pictures of the soul.











Quotes for: law


Quotes

Quotes for: law


Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.





There are two ways of contesting, the one by the law, the other by force; the first method is proper to men, the second to beasts.





Act only according to that maxim whereby you can, at the same time, will that it should become a universal law.





Article V – The law has the right to forbid only actions harmful to society. Anything which is not forbidden by the law cannot be impeded, and no one can be constrained to do what it does not order.





Article VI – The law is the expression of the general will. All the citizens have the right of contributing personally or through their representatives to its formation. It must be the same for all, either that it protects, or that it punishes. All the citizens, being equal in its eyes, are equally admissible to all public dignities, places and employments, according to their capacity and without distinction other than that of their virtues and of their talents.





Article VIII – The law should establish only penalties that are strictly and evidently necessary, and no one can be punished but under a law established and promulgated before the offense and legally applied.











Quotes

Jean de La Fontaine also said...


Love, love, all the rest is nothing.





In every undertaking we must keep the outcome in mind.





Ingratitude is the mother of all vice.





Beware, as long as you live, of judging people by appearances.





Patience and time do more than strength or passion.





A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.












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