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Example is a dangerous lure: where the wasp got through the gnat
sticks fast.
[Fr., L'exemple est un read more

Example is a dangerous lure: where the wasp got through the gnat
sticks fast.
[Fr., L'exemple est un dangereux leurre;
Ou la guepe a passe, le moucheron demeure.]

by Jean De La Fontaine Found in: Example Quotes,
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Sensible people find nothing useless.
[Fr., Il n'est rien d'inutile aux personnes de sens.]

Sensible people find nothing useless.
[Fr., Il n'est rien d'inutile aux personnes de sens.]

by Jean De La Fontaine Found in: Sense Quotes,
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He is very foolish who aims at satisfying all the world and his
father.
[Fr., Est bien fou read more

He is very foolish who aims at satisfying all the world and his
father.
[Fr., Est bien fou du cerveau
Qui pretend contenter tout le monde et son pere.]

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We ought never to scoff at the wretched, for who can be sure of
continued happiness?
[Fr., Il read more

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?]

by Jean De La Fontaine Found in: Misery Quotes,
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A fly sat on the chariot wheel
And said "what a dust I raise."

A fly sat on the chariot wheel
And said "what a dust I raise."

by Jean De La Fontaine Found in: Flies Quotes,
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