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

Jean de La Fontaine in Father, World, Impossible

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A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.

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

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Beware, so long as you live, of judging men by their outward appearance.

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Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life.

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Everyone has his faults which he continually repeats: neither fear nor shame can cure them.

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Sadness flies away on the wings of time.

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

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Death never takes the wise man by surprise, he is always ready to go.

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Patience and time do more than strength or passion.

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By the work one knows the workman.

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Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.

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One should stick to the sort of thing for which one was made I tried to be an herbalist whereas I should keep to the butcher's trade.

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By the work one knows the workman.

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Everyone has his faults which he continually repeats neither fear nor shame can cure them.

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Half of today is better than all of tomorrow.

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