"Patience and time do more than strength or passion."
"Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity."Jean de La Fontaine on Carl Jung
"Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come."Jean de La Fontaine on Robert H. Schuller
"Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success."Jean de La Fontaine on Napoleon Hill
"We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world."Jean de La Fontaine on Helen Keller
"How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?"Jean de La Fontaine on William Shakespeare
"By the work one knows the workman."
"It is impossible to please all the world and one's father."
"Death never takes the wise man by surprise, he is always ready to go."
"Everyone has his faults which he continually repeats: neither fear nor shame can cure them."
"Everyone believes very easily whatever they fear or desire."