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Jean de La Fontaine

Quote of Jean de La Fontaine - A wise and prudent king knows...


Biography - Jean de La Fontaine:

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

Quote

A wise and prudent king knows how to make use of even the least of his subjects.
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables



Note  

Note



Fables: Le Lion s'en allant en guerre


Source: Fables:


Translation  

Translation

(French)


French
Le monarque prudent et sage
De ses moindres sujets sait tirer quelque usage”

Jean de La Fontaine - Fables




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It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.”
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Those who live without madness are not as wise as they think.”
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The wise man is rich”
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Even for the wise, the desire for glory is the last of all passions to be laid aside.”
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A wise man will be master of his mind. A fool will be its slave.”
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If I were not king, I should lose my temper.”
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To avoid covetousness is to conquer a kingdom.”
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In the kingdom of the blind the one-eyed man is king.”
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A just king must be the first to observe those laws that he has himself prescribed.”
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Until kings are philosophers or philosophers are kings, cities will never cease from ill.”
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Quotes for: Prudence:



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Silence is the sanctuary of prudence.”
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The coward calls himself cautious, the miser thrifty.”
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There are hurricanes in human affairs, tempests of passion, when it is wise to retire to a harbor and ride it out at anchor. Remedies often make diseases worse.”
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The cautious seldom err.”
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A prudent man should always follow in the path trodden by great men and imitate those who are most excellent.”
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A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.”
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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.”
Jean de La Fontaine - Tales and Novellas in Verse
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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.”
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