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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

Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish.
Jean de La Fontaine




Translation  

Translation

(French)


French
L'homme est ainsi bâti : quand un sujet l'enflamme,
L'impossibilité disparaît à son âme.”

Jean de La Fontaine




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It always seems impossible until its done.”
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Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires.”
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All men are liable to error and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.”
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Nothing great has ever been accomplished without passion.”
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The time at our disposal each day is elastic the passions we feel dilate it, those that inspire us shrink it, and habit fills it.”
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There is only one passion, the passion for happiness.”
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To grow old is to pass from passion to compassion.”
Albert Camus - Carnets
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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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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.”
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables
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