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Jean de La Fontaine

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Biography - Jean de La Fontaine:

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

Quote

Patience and time do more than strength or passion.
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Patience et longueur de temps
Font plus que force ni que rage.”

Jean de La Fontaine - Fables

German
Viel mehr als Wut und große Kraft
Hat hier Geduld und Zeit geschafft.”

Jean de La Fontaine - Fables




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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.”
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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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A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.”
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People must help one another it is nature's law.”
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