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Biography - Jean de La Fontaine:

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

Ingratitude is the mother of all vice.



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The Ear-Maker


Source: Tales and Novellas in Verse



Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
L'ingratitude est mère de tout vice.

German
Undankbarkeit ist die Mutter aller Laster.




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There is only one vice of which no-one boasts - ingratitude.




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Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.
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