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Famous Jean de La Fontaine Quotes

Listed in: Inspirational Quotes

On Love:

At present love is little more than name:
In matrimony, gold’s the only aim.
(From: The Contract)

I can’t believe your love is true;
“I’ll never own you really kind
“Unless some certain means you find
“For us to meet without your mother.
(From: The Nightingale)

On Life:

Let’s enjoy the moments while we can;
God’s will be done, since life is but a span!
(From: The Cradle)

On Death:

But still I love thee, spite of evil thought;
My death will pay the ills thou’st on me brought.
(From: The Magic Cup)

Death does not surprise a wise man, He is always ready to leave.

On Learning:

Let ignorance talk as it will, learning has its value.