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Jean de La Fontaine

Quote of Jean de La Fontaine - Anyone entrusted with power will abuse...


Biography - Jean de La Fontaine:

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

Anyone entrusted with power will abuse it if not also animated with the love of truth and virtue, no matter whether he be a prince, or one of the people.




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Quotes for: truth


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Quotes for: truth


Truth prevails only to the extent that we successfully assert it. The victory of reason can only be the victory of rational people.





Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.





Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.





Love truth, but pardon error.





The language of truth is simple.





Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.











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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.





Patience and time do more than strength or passion.





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












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