Jean de La Fontaine

“Apprenez que tout flatteur
Vit aux dépens de celui qui l'écoute :
Cette leçon vaut bien un fromage, sans doute.

Flatterers thrive on fools' credulity.
The lesson's worth a cheese, don't you agree?


Jean de La Fontaine, Fables de La Fontaine
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