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Jean de La Fontaine Quotes
Brief author info: Jean de La Fontaine (1621-1695) French fabulist.
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What God does, He does well.
One should stick to the sort of thing for which one was made; I tried to be an herbalist, Whereas I should keep to the butchers trade.
We love good looks rather than what is practical, Though good looks may prove destructive.
Each believes easily what he fears and what he desires.
Those most like the dead are those most loath to die.
Learn that every flatterer Lives at the flattered listeners cost.
A hungry stomach has no ears.
Is not moderation an old refrain Ringing in our ears? from which we all refrain.
You've tried to reform what will not learn. Shut doors on traits that you wish were dead; They will open a window and return.
Fond youth flatters itself that all must heed its prayer.
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