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Jean de La Fontaine

Quote of Jean de La Fontaine - A person often meets his destiny...


Biography - Jean de La Fontaine:

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

Quote

A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables



Note  

Note



The Horoscope


Source: Fables

Wikisource - La Fontaine - Fables choisies (fr)




Translation  

Translation

(German, French)


German
Das Schicksal ereilt uns oft auf den Wegen, die man eingeschlagen hat, um ihm zu entgehen.”
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables

French
On rencontre sa destinée
Souvent par des chemins qu'on prend pour l'éviter.”

Jean de La Fontaine - Fables




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The stars of your destiny are in your heart.”
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Fate shuffles the cards and we play.”
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Each life makes its destiny.”
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What a man thinks of himself, that it is which determines, or rather indicates, his fate.”
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Only by joy and sorrow does a person know anything about themselves and their destiny. They learn what to do and what to avoid.”
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Destiny beats the cards but we will play them.”
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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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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.”
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Patience and time do more than strength or passion.”
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People must help one another it is nature's law.”
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