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Jean de LaFontaine
(1621-1695) born on
Jul 08
French poet. He was noted for "Fables," published in 12 books, 1668-94.
         
   
F
From a distance it is something; and nearby it is nothing.

R
In everything one must consider the end.
A
To win a race, the swiftness of a dart availeth not without a timely start.
N
Gentleness succeeds better than violence.
K
Patience and time do more than strength or passion.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Wisdom of the Ages at Your Fingertips," MCR software, 1995.
R: In "Pearls of Wisdom," ed. J. Agel and W. Glanze, 1987.
A: In "Wisdom of the Ages at Your Fingertips," MCR software, 1995.
N: In "Wisdom of the Ages at Your Fingertips," MCR software, 1995.
K: In "Instant Quotation Dictionary," by Donald O. Bolander, 1979.
   


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