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Jean de La Fontaine

Quote of Jean de La Fontaine - Death never takes the wise man...


Biography - Jean de La Fontaine:

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

Death never takes the wise man by surprise, he is always ready to go.




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Quotes about death:


As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
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The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.
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Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist.
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Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.
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A free man thinks of nothing less than of death, and his wisdom is a meditation, not on death, but on life.
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After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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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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