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Jean de La Fontaine

Quote of Jean de La Fontaine - Patience and time do more than...


Biography - Jean de La Fontaine:

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

Patience and time do more than strength or passion.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



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


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





See also 

See also...



Everything comes in time to those who can wait.

There is nothing softer and weaker than water,
And yet there is nothing better for attacking hard and strong things.





Quotes for: strength


Quotes

Quotes about strength:


Consciousness of our powers augments them.





I dare to believe that inner joy has some secret power to win the favour of fortune.





On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow.





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.





Love you will find only where you may show yourself weak without provoking strength.





Tolerance is not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.











Quotes for: time


Quotes

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.





Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.





Time is a great master; it regulates things well.





It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.





Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.





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.











Quotes for: patience


Quotes

Quotes for: patience


Patience is the companion of wisdom.





It is always the impatience to win that causes someone to lose.





Patience reveals the soul's hidden riches.





Only it takes time to be happy. A lot of time. Happiness, too, is a long patience.





For there was never yet philosopher
That could endure the toothache patiently.






How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?











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.





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





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












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