77 Total Quotes

Jean Fontaine Quotes

People must help one another; it is nature's law.
Jean Fontaine
#French Poet

Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.
Jean Fontaine
#Friends Or Friendship #Editor's Pick #Quote of the Day

A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.
Jean Fontaine
#French Poet #Destiny

But the shortest works are always the best.
Jean Fontaine
#French Poet

Be advised that all flatterers live at the expense of those who listen to them.
Jean Fontaine
#French Poet

It is impossible to please all the world and one's father
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#Family

Patience and time do more than strength or passion.
Jean Fontaine
#Passion #French Poet

Thus oft a struggle to escape - But lands us in a still worse scrape
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#Struggle

Nothing is more dangerous than a friend without discretion; even a prudent enemy is preferable.
Jean Fontaine
#Discretion

Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish
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#French Poet #Soul #Man

There is no road of flowers leading to glory
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#Glory

Nothing is as dangerous as an ignorant friend; a wise enemy is to be preferred.
Jean Fontaine
#French Poet

The fastidious are unfortunate; nothing satisfies them.
Jean Fontaine
#Detail

We believe no evil till the evil's done
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#Believe

We must laugh before we are happy, for fear we die before we laugh at all.
Jean Fontaine
#French Poet

Sadness flies away on the wings of time.
Jean Fontaine
#French Poet #Sadness

One of the secrets of getting more done is to make a TO DO List every day, keep it visible, and use it as a guide to action as you go through the day.
Jean Fontaine
#Action #Achievement

Everyone believes very easily whatever they fear or desire.
Jean Fontaine
#Belief #Desire

Help thyself and Heaven will help thee
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#Heaven

Help yourself, and Heaven will help you.
Jean Fontaine
#Self-reliance #Heaven