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31 Famous Quotes by Jean de La Fontaine
7/8/1621 - 4/13/1695
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Jean Fontaine     La Fontaine     Jean De LA Fontaine
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Imitators are a slavish herd and fools in my opinion. [Fr., C'est un betail servile et sot a mon avis Que les imitateurs.]

Imitation Quotes, by Jean de La Fontaine , Source: Clymene (v. 54)

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It is double pleasure to deceive the deceiver. [Fr., Car c'est double plaisir de tromper le trompeur.]

Deceit Quotes, by Jean de La Fontaine , Source: Fables (II, 15)

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Nothing is so dangerous as an ignorant friend; a wise enemy is worth more. [Fr., Rien n'est si dangereux qu'un ignorant ami; Mieux vaudrait un sage ennemi.]

Ignorance Quotes, by Jean de La Fontaine , Source: Fables (VIII, 10)

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We ought never to scoff at the wretched, for who can be sure of continued happiness? [Fr., Il ne se faut jamais moquer des miserables, Car qui peut s'assurer d'etre toujours heureux?]

Misery Quotes, by Jean de La Fontaine , Source: Fables (V, 17)

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It is twice the pleasure to deceive the deceiver.

Deceit Quotes, by Jean de La Fontaine

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Patience and passage of time do more than strength and fury.

Patience Quotes, by Jean de La Fontaine

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