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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

Ingratitude is the mother of all vice.
Jean de La Fontaine - Tales and Novellas in Verse



Note  

Note



The Ear-Maker


Source: Tales and Novellas in Verse


Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
L'ingratitude est mère de tout vice.”
Jean de La Fontaine - Contes et nouvelles en vers

German
Undankbarkeit ist die Mutter aller Laster.”
Jean de La Fontaine - Contes et nouvelles en vers




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Yet it is better to accept public morals and human vices calmly without bursting into either laughter or tears.”
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Work saves us from three great evils: boredom, vice and need.”
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Quotes about ingratitude:



Quotes for: ingratitude

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Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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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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Beware, as long as you live, of judging people by appearances.”
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables
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Patience and time do more than strength or passion.”
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables
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A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.”
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables
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People must help one another it is nature's law.”
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables
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